The National Cancer Center, Tsukiji Campus

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Hospital Research Institute
5-1-1 Tsukiji
Chou-ku, Tokyo , Japan
Phone: 03.3542.2511

Founded in Tsukjii, Tokyo in 1962, as the core institution for implementing national policy against cancer, The National Cancer Center’s (NCC) administration department, hospital, research center for cancer prevention and screening (RCCPS), and research institute work together to conduct treatment, research,training, and leading edge medical care in order to effectively carry out a central role in cancer measures.

The National Cancer Center, led by Setsuo Hirohashi (President), consists of several hospitals, the Research Center for Innovative Oncology, The Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, The Center for Cancer Control and Information Services, The Center for Medical Genomics, The Research Institute, and the Administration Department. The main activities of the hospitals, research institutes and administration, are: therapeutic management of cancer patients, cancer research, training and education of medical and research professionals.

Another main activity of the National Cancer Institute is the transmission of information about cancer. NCI transfer’s current information on cancer prevention, treatment, and research to the general public and specialists through various mediums. These include: computer network, homepage, pamphlets, open conferences, and more. In order to exchange information via the computer network, a weekly TV conference linking 17 local cancer institutions in Japan is held with the goal of making all cancer treatments available to all of Japan. In addition, The Center for Cancer Control and Information Services opened at the Tsukiji Campus in Japan in 2006.

The National Cancer Center has two campuses, the Tsukiji Campus (main campus, hospital) in Tokyo and the Kashiwa Campus in Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa City . The National Cancer Center Kashiwa Campus is located at Hospital East, Research Institute East, 6-5-1 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa City, Chiba Prefecture 277-8577 Phone: 04.7133.1111. The main campus and hospital houses the Radiation Oncology Center, the Medical Oncology Division, and the Surgical Operation Divisions, to name a few and the Kashiwa Campus, Hospital East, houses the Cancer Screening Division, the Clinical Trials and Practice Support Division, and the Chemotherapy Division.

Executive Board members of National Cancer Center Include:

  • President: Setsuo Hirohashi
  • Administration Department Director: Kazuhiko Adachi
  • Deputy Director: Tetsuji Nishiyama, Takeshi Ootsuki
  • Hospital Director: Ryosuke Tsuchiya
  • Deputy Director: Tomoo Kosuge
  • Hospital East Director: Hiroyasu Esumi
  • Deputy Director: Nagahiro Saijo
  • Director of Research Center for Innovative Oncology
  • Director of Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening: Noriyuki Moriyama
  • Director of Center for Cancer Control and Information Services: Hoichi Kato
  • Research Institute Director: Keiji Wakabayashi
  • Deputy Director: Hitoshi Nakagama

Founded in Tsukjii, Tokyo in 1962, as the core institution for implementing national policy against cancer, The National Cancer Center’s (NCC) administration department, hospital, research center for cancer prevention and screening (RCCPS), and research institute work together to conduct treatment, research and training, and leading edge medical care in order to effectively carry out a central role in cancer measures.

The National Cancer Center , led by Setsuo Hirohashi (President), consists of several hospitals, the Research Center for Innovative Oncology, The Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, The Center for Cancer Control and Information Services, The Center for Medical Genomics, The Research Institute, and the Administration Department. The main activities of the hospitals, research institutes and administration, are: therapeutic management of cancer patients, cancer research, and training and education of medical and research professionals.

Another main activity of the National Cancer Institute is the transmission of information about cancer. NCI transfer’s current information on cancer prevention, treatment, and research to the general public and specialists through various mediums. These include: computer network, homepage, pamphlets, open conferences, and more. In order to exchange information via the computer network, a weekly TV conference linking 17 local cancer institutions in Japan is held with the goal of making all cancer treatments available to all of Japan. In addition, The Center for Cancer Control and Information Services opened at the Tsukiji Campus in Japan in 2006.

The National Cancer Center has two campuses, the Tsukiji Campus (main campus, hospital) in Tokyo and the Kashiwa Campus in Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa City . The National Cancer Center Kashiwa Campus is located at Hospital East, Research Institute East, 6-5-1 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa City, Chiba Prefecture 277-8577 Phone: 04.7133.1111. The main campus and hospital houses the Radiation Oncology Center, the Medical Oncology Division, and the Surgical Operation Divisions, to name a few and the Kashiwa Campus, Hospital East, houses the Cancer Screening Division, the Clinical Trials and Practice Support Division, and the Chemotherapy Division.

Executive Board members of National Cancer Center Include:

  • President: Setsuo Hirohashi
  • Administration Department Director: Kazuhiko Adachi
  • Deputy Director: Tetsuji Nishiyama, Takeshi Ootsuki
  • Hospital Director: Ryosuke Tsuchiya
  • Deputy Director: Tomoo Kosuge
  • Hospital East Director: Hiroyasu Esumi
  • Deputy Director: Nagahiro Saijo
  • Director of Research Center for Innovative Oncology
  • Director of Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening: Noriyuki Moriyama
  • Director of Center for Cancer Control and Information Services: Hoichi Kato
  • Research Institute Director: Keiji Wakabayashi
  • Deputy Director: Hitoshi Nakagama