Outline

Outline of the Japanese Cancer Association

Association Name
The Japanese Cancer Association
(A section of the Japanese Association of Medical Sciences)
Date of Founding
April 5, 1941
Purpose and Activities
Purpose:
The purpose of the organization is to promote cancer research.
(Article 2, Bylaws of the Japanese Cancer Association)
Activities:
The organization hosts an Annual Meeting and other academic meetings (e.g.: symposia, conferences, once or twice a year), holds lectures open to the public, and publishes a journal.
Executive Office
International Medical Information Center
Shinanomachi-Rengakan, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0016
Telephone: 03-5361-7156 (Direct) FAX: 03-3358-1633
E-mail: office@jca.gr.jp
Membership
Number of members: 16,729 (All individuals) There is no organizational membership system.
Annual membership fee: \8,000
Officers
President:
Kohei MIYAZONO
Vice Presidents:
Yoshio MIKI (Finance),
Tomoki NAOE (Academic matters - clinical research),
Hitoshi NAKAGAMA (Academic matters - basic research)
Board of Directors (18 Directors)
Johji INAZAWA, Atsushi OHTSU, Tomoki NAOE, Takuro NAKAMURA, Yasuharu NISHIMURA, Kohei MIYAZONO, Takashi TAKAHASHI, Okio HINO, Yasuhiro MATSUMURA, Yoshio MIKI, Yoshinori MURAKAMI, Wataru YASUI, Chikashi ICHIOKA, Atsushi OCHIAI, Hideyuki SAYA, Hitoshi NAKAGAMA, Masanori HATAKEYAMA, Hiroyuki MANO
President, 2015 Annual Meeting
Tomoki NAOE
President, 2016 Annual Meeting
Kohei MIYAZONO
Committee for Selecting Candidates to Receive Awards and Prizes
<Chairperson> Hitoshi NAKAGAMA
Atsushi OHTSU, Hideyuki SAYA, Tomoki NAOE, Takuro NAKAMURA, Wataru YASUI
Auditors
Takeshi IMAMURA, Masanobu OSHIMA
Publications
Cancer Science (Instructions for Authors enclosed)
12 issues/ year
Standard:
Modified international version
Homepage:
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1349-7006
Author Guidelines:
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1349-7006/homepage/ForAuthors.html
Editor-in-Chief:
Yusuke NAKAMURA
Deputy Editor-in-Chief:
Hiroyuki MANO
Editor Emeritus:
Takashi SUGIMURA
Editors:
Yusuke NAKAMURA, Ryuzo UEDA, Kohei MIYAZONO, Hiroyuki MANO, Tomoki NAOE,
Hitoshi NAKAGAMA, and Masahide TAKAHASHI
Associate Editors:
214 (177 Japanese, 37 foreigners)
Proceedings of the Japanese Cancer Association (electronic version only), 1 issue/year
Annual Meeting
The association holds its annual meeting once a year, generally in October, although the timing may be changed as appropriate. The association publishes the proceedings of the Annual Meeting as the Proceedings of the Japanese Cancer Association.
Association Awards and Prizes
Tomizo Yoshida Award
Mataro Nagayo Award
Japanese Cancer Association Incitement Award
JCA-Mauvernay Award
JCA-CHAAO Award
Specialty areas of the members of the Japanese Cancer Association
Epidemiology, carcinogenesis, virology, organic chemistry, genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology, molecular oncology, genomic science, epigenetics, genomic instability, growth factors and cytokines, signal transduction, cell cycle, apoptosis, invasion and metastasis, angiogenesis, biophysics, cell biology, immunology, radiobiology, microbiology, structural biology, experimental pathology, experimental animals and genetically engineered animals, human pathology, endocrinology, pharmacology and pharmacy, neuro-oncology, head and neck cancer, cancer of the digestive organs, cancer of the liver, biliary tract and pancreas, lung cancer, breast cancer, gynecological and urological cancers, skin cancer, leukemia and lymphoma, endocrine cancer, cancers of the bone and soft tissue, pediatric cancer, diagnostics, proteomics, cytological diagnosis, preventive medicine, surgical therapy, chemotherapy, molecular target therapy, immunotherapy, gene therapy, radiotherapy and thermotherapy, regenerative medicine, psychotherapy, therapy for advanced cancer, medical information and statistics
Educational activities and activities for continuing education
None
Systems for certification and specialty boards
None
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