Human Resource Development Plan for Cancer

Human Resource Development Plan for Cancer

Training Program for Specialists in Cancer

Principal Investigator : Yasuhito YUASA, MD, PhD (Dean, Faculty of Medicine)
The unique aspect of this program is a network where various medical and educational institutions work together with the Cancer Treatment Center, which coordinates the whole program. The Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Graduate School of Health Sciences, TMDU Hospitals, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, Tokyo Metropolitan Komagome Hospital, the Cancer Institute Hospital, Tokyo Metropolitan Toshima Hospital, Tokyo Hospital, and Tsuchiura Kyodo Hospital are taking part in this program.
 This training program has three courses. The first one is a training course for doctors, which is divided into three specializations: radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and palliative therapy. The second course is designed for co-medical staff. This course offers two educational programs: one is aimed at nurses who are specialized in nursing care for cancer patients, and the other is for medical physicists and quality managers of radiation therapy. The third is an intensive training course for specialists who are already engaged in cancer treatment.