Osaka Heavy Ion Therapy Center

Location: Osaka, Japan

Type of City: Metropolitan, the second-largest city in Japan

Facility: Heavy Ion Therapy

In Operation: October 2018

Advantages of Facility: 

  • Pinpoint scanning targeting
  • Collaboration with Nation Center at nearby facility
  • Located in urban location with a historical past

Cancer Eligibility:

  • Head and neck tumor
  • Urological tumor
  • Bone soft tissue tumor
  • Pumonary/mediastinal tumor
  • Gastrointestinal tumor
  • Hepatobiliary pancreatic tumor
  • Mammary gland/ Gynecology
  • Metastatic tumor (*)

Treatment period: 

3 – 5 weeks

Process before the visit:

  • Qualification by Taqtik
  • Medical Record
  • Qualification by the center
  • Trip preparation