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Chronology of Events


YearDateEvent 
 1961  February,16  Established Planning Office for establishment of a National Cancer Center  
 1962  January, 1  Established National Cancer Center  
 1962  February, 1  Appointed President Takeo Tamiya and other key personnel

National Cancer Center at the time of establishment National Cancer Center at the time of establishment

 1962  May, 23  Opened Hospital  
 1963  June, 28  Held inauguration ceremony  
 1963  July, 29  Installed NEAC 2010 computer  
 1964  March, 30  Completed library  
 1964  April, 1  Appointed President Yoshisato Hiki  
 1966  April, 1  Started training courses (domestic, overseas)  
 1967  September, 30  Completed central diagnosis building  
 1969  November, 1  Started resident system  
 1970  September, 21  Appointed President Kempo Tsukamoto  
 1970  October, 1  Established WHO Collaborating Center for Evaluation of Methods of Diagnosis and Treatment of Stomach Cancer  
       
 1974  September, 1  Appointed President Waro Nakahara  
 1976  February, 16  Appointed President Shichiro Ishikawa  
 1976  March, 29  Completed hospital buildings

Hospital building completed in 1978 Hospital building completed in 1978

 1976  December, 1  Introduced on-line literature search system (JOIS)  
 1978  Februray, 20  Completed Outpatient Clinic building  
       
 1981  April, 1  Introduced Common Use Hospital Information System (SHIS)  
 1981  August, 26  Established WHO Collaborating Center for Tobacco and Health Program  
 1981  September, 25  Completed new Research Institute building

New Research Institute building completed in 1981New Research Institute building completed in 1981

 1984  July, 1  Appointed President Takashi Sugimura  
 1985  August, 31  Completed International Lecture Hall of the Foundation for Promotion of Cancer Research  
 1986  February, 1  Approved as a special health and medical institution with highly advanced medical services  
 1988  March, 29  Approved as a hospital designed to offer clinical training and instruction to foreign doctors and dentists (Hospital)  
 1989  March, 24  Inaugurated Ethics Committee  
 1989  March, 25  Completed Outpatient Building Annex  
 1990  June, 1  Started chief resident system  
 1992  January, 1  Appointed President Keiichi Suemasu  
 1992  July, 1  Opend National Cancer Center Hospital East

Hospital East and Research Institute EastHospital East and Research Institute East

 1992  July, 1  Renamed National Cancer Center Hospital  
 1993  August, 26  Approved as a hospital designed to offer clinical training and instruction to foreign doctors and dentists (Hospital East)  
 1993  September, 1  Approved as advanced medical hospital with highly advanced medical facilities (Hospital)  
 1994  April, 1  Appointed President Kaoru Abe  
 1994  April, 1  Opened National Cancer Center Research Institute East  
 1994  April, 1  Introduced Cancer Information Network system between Tsukiji Campus and Kashiwa Campus  
 1994  December, 1  Installed supercompuer  
 1995  February, 7  Started total support system for cancer diagnosis and therapy  
 1997  March, 14  Completed proton treatment facility

New Hospital building completed in 1998New Hospital building completed in 1998

 1998  October, 31  Completed new Hospital building  
 1999  January, 4  Opened new Hospital building  
 1999  April, 1  Appointed President Masaaki Terada  
       
 2001  March, 21  Completed medical genomics building  
 2002  February, 6  Completed new management building  
 2002  April, 1  Appointed President Tadao Kakizoe  
 2004  February, 2  Opened Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening  
 2005  October, 1  Opened Research Center for Innovative Oncology  
 2006  October, 1  Opened Center for Cancer Control and Information Services  
 2007  April, 1  Appointed President Setsuo Hirohashi  
 2010  April, 1  Became Independent Administrative Institution
 Appointed President Takamasa Kayama
 
 2012  April, 1  Appointed President Tomomitsu Hotta  
 2013  April, 1  Opened Exploratory Oncology Research & Clinical Trial Center  
 2014  July,16  Opened Center for Research Administration and Support  
 2015  January, 1  Opened Innovation Center for Supportive, Palliative and Psychosocial Care  
 2016  January, 1  Opened Center for Public Health Sciences
 Opened Center for Cancer Registries
 
   April, 1  Appointed President Hitoshi Nakagama