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Booking doctor appointments online in Japan

Booking doctor appointments online in Japan

Booking doctor appointments online in Japan with English-speaking doctors has never been easier. Have you had the thought that traveling all the way over to the clinic or hospital to make the appointment is a hassle, I certainly have. Not interested in any services that require a subscription and you would much rather like the […]

28 Foreigner Friendly Hospitals in Japan

28 foreigner friendly hospitals in japan

In an effort to promote Japan’s medical services to foreigners and encourage more medical tourism, Medical Excellence Japan (MEJ) released a list of 28 hospitals in Japan that are foreigner friendly. MEJ is an independent body affiliated with the government and backed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s administration, therefore these hospitals in Japan are making a conscious […]

Benefits of Non-Invasive HIFU Treatment for Prostate Cancer

HIFU treatment for prostate cancer

We’ve extensively covered the symptoms, causes, screening methods and different treatments for stomach cancer. Now we are turning the focus to a ground-breaking treatment for prostate cancer. Cancer is a diagnosis we all fear hearing one day and its prevention of this disease and its many forms that provide many of us with the necessary motivation to live […]

LECS to treat stomach cancer in Japan

LECS to Treat Stomach Cancer in Japan

In the final part of this three-part series on ways to treat stomach cancer in Japan, we will take a look at the latest stomach cancer treatments that are being conducted in Japan. Tumors that form beneath the stomach’s mucosa (innermost layer) are collectively known as submucosal tumors. These tumors can be either benign or malignant. […]

Laparoscopic Surgery to Treat Stomach Cancer in Japan

In the last article, we covered therapeutic endoscopy as a method to treat stomach cancer in Japan. Today, we will be taking a look at laparoscopy, which is a type of minimally invasive surgery. Laparoscopic surgery was first used to treat stomach cancer in Japan in 1991. As is the case with open abdominal surgery, patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery […]

Treating Stomach Cancer with Therapeutic Endoscopy

Treating-Stomach-Cancer-with-Therapeutic-Endoscopy

The last article contribution by Cancer Institute Hospital of JFCR covered screening and diagnosis of stomach cancer. In this piece we will be taking a look at the process of treating stomach cancer with therapeutic endoscopy in Japan.  An endoscope is a medical instrument comprised of a tube (with a lens attached at the end) that is inserted into […]

Screening and Diagnosis of Stomach Cancer

Previously, we took a look at the occurrence and progression of stomach cancer. Today, we will be discussing the screening and diagnosis of stomach cancer. Cancer Institute Hospital of JFCR is close to Ariake Station in Tokyo and recognized for their impressive number of quality surgeries. They perform over 2,000 Gastroenterological surgeries each year. How is stomach cancer screened […]

Occurrence and Progression of Stomach Cancer

Occurrence and Progression of Stomach Cancer in Japan

Previously, we took a look at the causes of stomach cancer, and how to avoid them. Today, we will be discussing the occurrence and progression of stomach cancer. Cancer Institute Hospital of JFCR located a short walk from Ariake Station in Tokyo, is recognized for its large number of quality surgeries. The number of Gastroenterological surgeries is notable, reaching over […]

Stomach Cancer in Japan

Stomach Cancer treatment in Japan hospital

In this article, we’ll be looking at stomach cancer in Japan as it is one of the most common types of cancer found among the Japanese. Cancer Institute Hospital of JFCR located right next to Ariake Station in Tokyo, is widely recognized for its large number of quality surgeries. The number of Gastroenterological surgeries is notable, reaching over 2,000 […]