Department of Clinical Oncology was established in May 2012 to promote the field of palliative medicine and cancer chemotherapy according to “Training Program for Next Generation Specialists to Promote Cancer Therapy”. As for the education in medical school, we are involved in the course of Hematology-Oncology block and have a class of palliative medicine in the third year grade. In addition, we have a class of clinical ethics mainly focusing on the end-of-life care. As for the post-graduate education, we organized the “Training Program for Next Generation Specialists to Promote Cancer Therapy”.
1)Application of palliative care when the patient is diagnosed as cancer.
2)Improvement of QOL in the end-of -life care of cancer patients.
3)Communication skills in the team health care.
4)Multi-institutional research in pancreatic cancer treatment.
5)The role of biomarkers for newly developed anti-cancer drugs in lung cancer.
2)GI tract cancer
Clinical Services & Other Works
Department of Clinical Oncology manages Cancer Center of the medical school hospital.
There are five divisions below.
1)Division of palliative medicine
2)Division of cancer chemotherapy
3)Division of cancer registory
4)Division of coordination of cancer treatment
5)Division of cancer consultation and support