Osaka Heavy Ion Therapy Center

About the Foundation

1.Purpose of the Foundation

The Osaka International Cancer Treatment Foundation is providing safe and secure medical care through cancer treatment using heavy ion therapy. Our aim is to contribute to the eradication of cancer in and outside Osaka Prefecture by promoting and improving medical welfare while focusing on cancer treatment progress and development.

We perform the following public benefit services to achieve our purpose.

  1. Heavy ion therapy
  2. Human resource development for heavy ion therapy
  3. Research on heavy ion therapy
  4. Educational activities about heavy ion therapy
  5. Other activities necessary to achieve the purpose of the Foundation and activities concerning the preceding items

2.Basic principle

We will provide safe and secure medical care with the mindset of the cancer patient and their family.

3.Basic policy

  1. 1) Provide medical treatment to patients through the eyes of the patients and their family.
    We will provide sufficient explanation to patients and their families and acceptance of patients’ consent and respectful medical treatment from their point of view.
  2. 2) Provide advanced medical technology.
    Under close collaboration with external experts and institutions, we will promote medical treatment and clinical research related to heavy ion therapy. We always strive to realizing highly advanced cancer treatment.
  3. 3) Ensure safety of treatment.
    In order to ensure safety in heavy ion therapy, we will thoroughly implement maintenance and accuracy management of the treatment system, aiming always for safe treatment.
  4. 4) Promote public awareness of heavy ion therapy.
    Based on the effectiveness of patient-friendly heavy ion therapy (evidence-based medicine), we will contribute to spreading and teaching about heavy ion therapy widely in order to increase treatment options for cancer patients.
  5. 5) Human resource development related to heavy ion therapy.
    We aim to enhance education and training on heavy ion therapy, train medical staff and improve quality.

4.Foundation outline

Name Osaka International Cancer Treatment Foundation
Location 3-1-10 Otemae, Chuo-ku, Osaka-City, Osaka, 540-0008, Japan
October 21, 2016
Founder Kyowakai Medical Corporation
Green Hospital Supply Co., Ltd.
Yutaka Takasugi

As of January 1, 2018

5.Foundation councilor list

Position Name Incumbent
Councilor Kimihito Masuda Kyowakai Medical Corporation
Kyowakai Hospital
Honorary Director
Councilor Kazuhiro Nakamoto Lawyer
Councilor Kunihisa Furukawa SHIP HEALTHCARE HOLDINGS, INC

6.Foundation officer list

Position Name Incumbent
Chief director Yutaka Takasugi
Vice director Jiro Fujimoto
Managing director Makoto Dan
Auditor Tsuyoshi Saeki Certified public accountant


Kenzo Kiso (Chief director of the social welfare corporation Juraku Fukushikai, President of the Kyowakai Medical Corporation)

Mitsukazu Goto (Honorary director of the Osaka General Medical Center)