The Tokai University Department of Radiation Oncology offers patients access to cutting-edge technologies for adult and pediatric tumors, including stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), IMRT, and IGRT. Brachytherapy programs are also available for patients with gynecologic cancer.
Department clinicians attend 8 tumor boards, and discuss treatment strategy with clinicians of other departments.
State-of-the-art facility equipped with new Varian accelerators (2 Clinac21Ex, 1 TrueBeamSTx with Novalis system).
Number of patients treated was over 1000 patient a year.
IMRT, VMAT and SRT are increasing with TrueBeamSTx
VMAT: brain, head and neck, esophagus, prostate
SRT, SRS : brain, lung
Radiation Oncology residency
Joint program with Diagnostic Radiology department
Three years after intern to be a board certified Radiological Scientist and additional two years to be a Radiation Oncologist.
Undergraduate clinical clerkship
Over 50 medical students rotate our department every year, and learn general principles of Radiation Oncology.
Graduate medical physics program
Accreditated program from Japanese Board Medical Physicist Qualification
Aiming to be a medical physicist
- Surface guided radiation therapy with Align RT
- Deep Inhalation Breath Hold (DIBH) technique for breast and lung cancers
- SRT for spine, brain and liver: Treatment outcome and Safety
- IMRT center block for cervical cancer
- Participating in clinical trials of Japanese Radiation Oncology Study Group (JROSG)
Akitomo, Sugawara, MD, PhD
Etsuo Kunieda, MD, PhD Brain, Prostate, IGRT, RALS
Tadashi, Kitahara, MD, PhD
Takeshi Akiba, MD Brain, Lymphoma, Pediatrics, TBI, Rectum
Ken Harada, MD, PhD Brain, Lung, SRT, IGRT, Lymphoma
Ryuta Nagao, MD Gynecology, Breast, Palliative, Esophagus
Tsuyoshi, Fukuzawa, MD Prostate, Head and neck, Lung
Tomomi, Katsumata, MD
Toshihisa, Kuroki, MD
Hirofumi, Toyama, MD
Tatsuya, Mikami, MD
Shigeto Kabuki, PhD