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Tokai University, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine


ABOUT

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.

2017-
IMRT, VMAT and SRT are increasing with TrueBeamSTx

VMAT: brain, head and neck, esophagus, prostate
SRT, SRS : brain, lung

EDUCATION

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

RESEARCH

  • 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)

STAFF

Doctor
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

Medical Physicist
Shigeto Kabuki, PhD

Yoshitsugu Matsumoto

Natsumi Futakami

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