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The Cancer Institute Hospital of Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research

Introduction of Hospital
JFCR was founded in 1908 as the first cancer-specializing organization in Japan. It operates research institute and hospital focusing on cancer research and treatment.
A large number of doctors who lead the development of cancer care in Japan work for the Cancer Institute Hospital of JFCR, and provide the most suitable cancer treatment to each patient. The hospital offers wide range of minimally invasive treatments which have small burden on patients, such as operative endoscopy and laparoscopic surgery.

Support for International Patients
Cancer Institute Hospital accepts patients from all over the world. International medical affairs section supports those patients so that they can smoothly receive the treatment without language and cultural barriers.
Departments and Centers
  • Gastroenterological Surgery Department
  • Thoracic Surgical Oncology Department
  • Head and Neck Oncology Department
  • Orthopedic Oncology Department
  • Genitourinary Oncology Department
  • Gynecologic Oncology Department
  • Cancer Screening Center
  • Breast Oncology Center
  • Hematology Oncology Department
  • Medical Oncology Department
  • Sarcoma Center
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department
  • Ophthalmology Department
  • KAMPO Support(Japanese Herbal Medicine) Department
  • Palliative Care Center
  • Radiation Oncology Department
  • Clinical Genetic Oncology Department
  • Palliative Care & Pain Management Department
  • Psycho-Oncology Department
  • Rehabilitation Department

Gastroenterological Surgery Department

Individualized treatment is provided through the collaboration of the doctors who foster their next-generation globally, create the Japanese treatment guideline, and so on.


  • Esophageal cancer
  • Stomach cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Liver cancer
  • Biliary cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer


  • Endoscopic surgery
  • Thoracoscopic/Laparoscopic surgery
  • Open chest/abdominal surgery
  • Radiation therapy
  • Chemotherapy

Thoracic Surgical Oncology Department

Along with placing a high priority on the cure rate and safety, doctors offer the surgery which preserves as much lung function as possible.


  • Lung cancer
  • Mediastinal tumor
  • Pleural/chest wall tumor


  • Thoracoscopic surgery
  • Open chest surgery
  • Radiation therapy
  • Chemotherapy

Head and Neck Oncology Department

In addition to tumor removal, a number of reconstructive surgery is carried out. To recover speech and swallowing function, rehabilitation and post-operative treatment are provided.


  • Oral cancer
  • Throat cancer
  • Larynx cancer
  • Maxillary cancer
  • Salivary gland cancer
  • Thyroid cancer


  • Surgery
  • Radiation therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Dysphagia rehabilitation

Orthopedic Oncology Department

High quality of surgery is provided adopting the cutting-edge medical technology, such as the confirmation of the extent of surgery with 3D navigation system.


  • Bone tumor
  • Soft tissue sarcoma


  • Tumor removal surgery
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Radiation therapy
  • Chemotherapy

Genitourinary Oncology Department

If applicable, cutting-edge minimally invasive treatment such as robotic surgery is offered to reduce the burdan on patients.


  • Prostate cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Renal pelvis and ureter cancer
  • Testicular cancer
  • Adrenal cancer
  • Retroperitoneal tumor
  • Penile cancer


  • Robot-assisted surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Open abdominal surgery
  • Radiation therapy
  • Chemotherapy

Gynecologic Oncology Department

A number of laparoscopic surgeries are provided by the highly skilled doctors in the leading position in this field.


  • Cervical cancer
  • Endometrial cancer
  • Ovarian cancer


  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Open abdominal surgery
  • Radiation therapy
  • Chemotherapy

Cancer Screening Center

For cancer prevention and early detection, screening exam is offered by the specialized staff working for Cancer Institute Hospital.


  • Cancer
  • Overall health condition


  • Upper GI endoscopy
  • Lower GI endoscopy
  • CT-colonography
  • Abdominal CT scan
  • PET-CT scan
  • Thyloid ultrasonography
  • Lung cancer screening (Helical CT / Sputum cytology)
  • Breast cancer screening (Mammography / Ultrasound)
  • Uterine and ovarian cancer screening (cytoology / Ultrasonography / HPV test)
Hospital Tour
  • Consultation room

  • Special ward

  • Special room

  • Cancer screening center

  • Surgery room

  • Surgery room: Laparoscopic surgery

  • Radiotherapy room

  • Ambulatory therapy center

  • Hospital entrance: Night view

  • Multilingual communication device

General Information

General Information

Hospital Name
The Cancer Institute Hospital of Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research
3-8-31, Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-8550
+81-3-3570-0383 English
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2 minutes walk from Ariake Station, Yurikamome
4 minutes walk from Kokusai-tenjijo Station, Rinkai Line
30 minutes by car from Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport)
60 minutes by car from Narita International Airport