Cancer Control Center Osaka International Cancer Institute

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Last update Jan 31, 2019

Cancer Control Center conducts various epidemiological studies and public health activities to promote cancer control and prevention in cooperation with Osaka Prefectural Health and Medical Department and other organizations concerned. Cancer control planning and evaluation are our first priority.

  • Commitment for cancer control planning and activities in Osaka and Japan
  • Population-based cancer registry, hospital-based cancer registry, and mortality statistics
  • Health policy evaluation using epidemiological analyses
  • Making guidelines and consensus for cancer screening and its management
  • Evaluation of screening program for lung cancer with low-dose helical CT
  • Tobacco control and support for quit-smoking


Cancer Control Center

  • Isao Miyashiro, M.D., Ph.D., Director

Department of Cancer Strategy

  • Isao Miyashiro, M.D., Ph.D., Chief
  • Kayo Nakata, M.D., Leader
  • Toshitaka Morishima, M.D., Ph.D., Leader
  • Akira Sato, M.D., M.P.H., Leader

Department of Cancer Epidemiology

  • Isao Miyashiro, M.D., Ph.D., Chief
  • Takahiro Tabuchi, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Chief
  • Shihoko Koyama, D.D.S., Ph.D. Research Fellow
  • Sumiyo Okawa, R.N., P.H.N., Ph.D., Biostatistician

Cancer Control Center