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Osaka International Cancer Institute

Osaka International Cancer Institute (OICI) - the first comprehensive hospital specialized in cancer and cardiovascular diseases in the country - was founded in 1959 and has devoted more than 60 years to exceptional medical care. In March 2017, the hospital moved to its current site, and the new renamed Osaka International Cancer Institute opened. We provide the cutting-edge treatment, research and international contributions for cancer with a focus on the patient’s point of view. OICI is certified as a “Designated Prefectural Cancer Hospital” and an “Advanced Treatment Hospital”. We detect cancer early and provide endoscopic treatment, surgery, radiotherapy and pharmacotherapy. Today, OICI is one of the top level cancer centers in Japan. We strive to continuously to offer the highest quality medical care with various best treatments.

Advanced Treatment Hospitals・・・Academic medical center certified by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and training.
Departments and Centers
  • Gastrointestinal Oncology
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Urology
  • Thoracic Oncology
  • Breast and Endocrine Surgery
  • Radiation Oncology
  • General Thoracic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery (Musculoskeletal Oncology Service)
  • Hematology
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Psycho-Oncology and Palliative Medicine
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Dermatologic Oncology 
  • Onco-Cardiology
  • Cerebrovascular and Neurological Diseases 
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Anesthesiology
  • Diagnostic Pathology and Cytology
  • Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
  • Clinical Laboratory
  • Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • Dentistry (Oral Care)
  • Nutritional Oncology 
  • Infectious Diseases and Microbiology
  • Outpatient Chemotherapy
  • Rehabilitation
  • Cancer Genome Analysis
  • Hereditary Tumors
  • Ophthalmology
  • Medical Checkup

Gastrointestinal Oncology

The depertment is specialize to advanced endoscopic diagnosis and treatment of digestive tract cancer. Especialy, we offer the highest quality of diagnostic endoscopy and endoscopic resection tequnique for early stage digestive tract cancers.


  • Early esophageal cancer
  • Early gastric cancer and polyp
  • Duodenal neoplasms
  • Early colorectal cancer and polyp


  • Endoscopic screening for early stage diagnosis
  • Advanced diagnosis using image enhanced endoscopy with/without magnification
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection of neoplasms and polyp
  • Endoscopic submucosal dissection of superficial neoplasms

Gastroenterological Surgery

Our department is one of the highest volume center and leading Japanese gastroenterological surgery especially for esophageal cancer, gastric cancer, colorectal cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma, biliary tract cancer, gallbladder cancer, metastatic liver cancer, and pancreatic cancer.


  • Esophageal cancer
  • Gastirc cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Liver cancer
  • Hepatobiliary cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer


  • Surgical treatment of gastroenterological cancer
  • Robotic surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Open surgery


We provide a diagnostic of malignat tumor in urogenital organs and optimal therapies such as surgery, radiotherapy, pharmacotherapy and immunotherapy. These therapeutic outcomes are at the highest level in Japan.  


  • Prostate cancer
  • Renal cancer
  • Testicular cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Renal pelvic & ureteral cancer
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Primary aldosteronism (adrenal tumor) 


  • Robotic radical prostatectom
  • Robotic partial nephrectomy
  • Robotic radical cystectomy
  • Laparoscopic adrenalectomy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Chemotherapy
Hospital Tour
  • MR room

  • Endoscopy room

  • LINAC room

  • Surgical operating room

  • The "da Vinci" robotic-assisted surgery, lung cancer

  • Ward Dayroom

  • Outpatient Elevator Hall

  • Outpatient waiting area

  • Special private room

  • Restaurant "Hinata"

General Information

General Information

Hospital Name
Osaka International Cancer Institute
3-1-69, Otemae, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
URL Japanese English Chinese


5 minutes walk from Tanimachi 4-chome Station, Osaka Metro Tanimachi Line
30 minutes by car from Osaka International Airport (Itami Airport)
60 minutes by car from Kansai International Airport