Cancer Center


From the Chair

Hideaki Shimada, M.D., Ph.D.
Hideaki Shimada, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair of Cancer Center
The important mission of our cancer center is to connect with related departments to provide cross-sectional medical care. We are the organization to provide our patients with comprehensive support including “medication”, “radiotherapy”, “palliative care”, “nutritional guidance”, “rehabilitation”, “social reintegration support”, “cancer education”, etc. to improve their quality of life. Toho University has been pursuing a high-quality organization for the last 12 years through “Training Programs for Cancer Professionals” to provide optimal cancer treatment with multidisciplinary approach in close cooperation with doctors, nurses, pharmacists, dietitians, caseworkers, etc. In the meantime, we established “Clinical oncology course of the postgraduate school” and “Clinical oncology course of the faculty of medicine”, and we are making efforts to educate specialists who can make a contribution to our community, supervisory doctors who can train specialists, and medical students.