Jun-ichi Nitadori, MD, PhD

Research Fellow

Jun-ichi Nitadori, MD, PhD

Research Fellow

Start Year


End Year



  • National Cancer Center, Japan Visiting Research Scholarship

Current Employment

  • Assistant Professor, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan


  • Bains S, Eguchi T, Warth A, Yeh YC, Nitadori J, Woo KM, Chou TY, Dienemann H, Muley T, Nakajima J, Shinozaki-Ushiku A, Wu YC, Lu S, Kadota K, Jones DR, Travis WD, Tan KS, Adusumilli PS. Procedure-specific risk prediction for recurrence in patients undergoing lobectomy or sublobar resection for small (</=2 cm) lung adenocarcinoma: an international cohort analysis. J Thorac Oncol. 2019;14(1):72-86.
  • Yeh YC, Kadota K, Nitadori J, Sima CS, Rizk NP, Jones DR, Travis WD, Adusumilli PS. International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer/American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society classification predicts occult lymph node metastasis in clinically mediastinal node-negative lung adenocarcinoma. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;49(1):e9-e15.
  • Kadota K, Nitadori J, Rekhtman N, Jones DR, Adusumilli PS, Travis WD. Reevaluation and reclassification of resected lung carcinomas originally diagnosed as squamous cell carcinoma using immunohistochemical analysis. Am J Surg Pathol. 2015;39(9):1170-80.
  • Kadota K, Villena-Vargas J, Nitadori J, Sima CS, Jones DR, Travis WD, Adusumilli PS. Tumoral CD10 expression correlates with aggressive histology and prognosis in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015;22(9):3136-43.
  • Kadota K, Nitadori J, Ujiie H, Buitrago DH, Woo KM, Sima CS, Travis WD, Jones DR, Adusumilli PS. Prognostic impact of immune microenvironment in lung squamous cell carcinoma: tumor-infiltrating CD10+ neutrophil/CD20+ lymphocyte ratio as an independent prognostic factor. J Thorac Oncol. 2015;10(9):1301-10.
  • Yeh YC, Nitadori J, Kadota K, Yoshizawa A, Rekhtman N, Moreira AL, Sima CS, Rusch VW, Adusumilli PS, Travis WD. Using frozen section to identify histological patterns in stage I lung adenocarcinoma of </= 3 cm: accuracy and interobserver agreement. Histopathology. 2015;66(7):922-38.
  • Kadota K, Nitadori J, Sima CS, Ujiie H, Rizk NP, Jones DR, Adusumilli PS, Travis WD. Tumor spread through air spaces is an important pattern of invasion and impacts the frequency and location of recurrences after limited resection for small stage I lung adenocarcinomas. J Thorac Oncol. 2015;10(5):806-14.
  • Ujiie H, Kadota K, Nitadori J, Aerts JG, Woo KM, Sima CS, Travis WD, Jones DR, Krug LM, Adusumilli PS. Tumoral and stromal immune microenvironment in epithelioid malignant pleural mesothelioma: Tumoral IL-7 receptor, tumor-infiltrating CD20+ lymphocytes, and their ratio to tumor-associated macrophages are independent predictors of survival. Oncoimmunology. 2015;4(6):e1009285.
  • Kadota K, Nitadori J, Woo KM, Sima CS, Finley DJ, Rusch VW, Adusumilli PS, Travis WD. Comprehensive pathological analyses in lung squamous cell carcinoma: single cell invasion, nuclear diameter, and tumor budding are independent prognostic factors for worse outcomes. J Thorac Oncol. 2014;9(8):1126-39.
  • Nitadori J, Bograd AJ, Morales EA, Rizk NP, Dunphy MP, Sima CS, Rusch VW, Adusumilli PS. Preoperative consolidation-to-tumor ratio and SUVmax stratify the risk of recurrence in patients undergoing limited resection for lung adenocarcinoma </=2 cm. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013;20(13):4282-8.
  • Nitadori J, Colovos C, Kadota K, Sima CS, Sarkaria IS, Rizk NP, Rusch VW, Travis WD, Adusumilli PS. Visceral pleural invasion does not affect recurrence or overall survival among patients with lung adenocarcinoma </= 2 cm: a proposal to reclassify T1 lung adenocarcinoma. Chest. 2013;144(5):1622-31.
  • Nitadori J, Bograd AJ, Kadota K, Sima CS, Rizk NP, Morales EA, Rusch VW, Travis WD, Adusumilli PS. Impact of micropapillary histologic subtype in selecting limited resection vs lobectomy for lung adenocarcinoma of 2cm or smaller. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2013;105(16):1212-20.
  • Kadota K, Nitadori J, Adusumilli PS. Prognostic value of the immune microenvironment in lung adenocarcinoma. Oncoimmunology. 2013;2(5):e24036.
  • Kadota K, Nitadori J, Sarkaria IS, Sima CS, Jia X, Yoshizawa A, Rusch VW, Travis WD, Adusumilli PS. Thyroid transcription factor-1 expression is an independent predictor of recurrence and correlates with the IASLC/ATS/ERS histologic classification in patients with stage I lung adenocarcinoma. Cancer. 2013;119(5):931-8.
  • Suzuki K, Kadota K, Sima CS, Nitadori J, Rusch VW, Travis WD, Sadelain M, Adusumilli PS*. Clinical impact of immune microenvironment in stage I lung adenocarcinoma: tumor interleukin-12 receptor beta2 (IL-12Rbeta2), IL-7R, and stromal FoxP3/CD3 ratio are independent predictors of recurrence. J Clin Oncol. 2013;31(4):490-8.
  • Kadota K, Kachala SS, Nitadori J, Suzuki K, Dunphy MP, Sima CS, Travis WD, Rusch VW, Adusumilli PS. High SUVmax on FDG-PET indicates pleomorphic subtype in epithelioid malignant pleural mesothelioma: supportive evidence to reclassify pleomorphic as nonepithelioid histology. J Thorac Oncol. 2012;7(7):1192-7.
  • Servais EL, Colovos C, Rodriguez LA, Bograd AJ, Nitadori J, Sima CS, Rusch VW, Sadelain M, Adusumilli PS. Mesothelin overexpression promotes mesothelioma cell invasion and MMP-9 secretion in an orthotopic mouse model and in epithelioid pleural mesothelioma patients. Clin Cancer Res. 2012;18(9):2478-89.