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Breast and Endocrine Surgery

Specialized medical services

NOGUCHI Shinzaburo Director of Breast and Endocrine Surgery

NOGUCHI Shinzaburo
Director of Breast and Endocrine Surgery

We treat patients with benign and malignant mammary gland and thyroid diseases. Surgical treatment, chemotherapy, hormonotherapy, molecular targeted therapy and radiotherapy are applied to patients with breast cancer based on evidence in cooperation with plastic surgeons, radiation oncologists and medical oncologists. Sentinel lymph node biopsy, breast reconstructive surgery, and endoscope-assisted surgery are also done, achieving fewer postoperative complications and cosmetic improvement. Surgical treatment is also performed on patients with benign and malignant thyroid tumors, as well as on patients with primary hyperparathyroidism.

Features

To prevent unnecessary axillary lymph node dissection during breast cancer surgery and consequent postoperative complications, sentinel lymph node biopsy has been performed on more than 200 patients annually. For cosmetic improvement, breast reconstructive surgery and endoscope-assisted breast surgery are actively performed (breast reconstructive surgery is done in about 40% of breast cancer surgeries). We actively conduct clinical studies for new drug development and physician-led clinical studies.

Considerations in referring your patients to Breast and Endocrine Surgery

Please refer your patients with the diseases mentioned above to us. Please ask your patients to bring materials including the report of test results, X-ray images, and microscope slides, if any, with them. We accept new patients on weekdays from Monday to Friday.

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Guide for Visitors
Outpatient consultation days
Monday to Friday
Non-consultation days
Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays
New Year’s Holidays:
Dec. 29 to Jan. 3
Consultation times
First visit: 8:30 am to 11:00 am

First-time visitors to Osaka University Hospital must have a referral from a physician.

Revisit: 8:30 am to 11:30 am
Revisit with appointment: 8:30 am to 3:00 pm

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We cannot answer questions about diseases or treatments by telephone or mail. Please ask in consultation at the hospital.