Supportive Care Center

The Supportive Care Center provides comprehensive medical care by drawing on the best medical personnel available.
We enhance cancer treatment by mitigating the accompanying psychological problems that arise during diagnosis and treatment, management of concomitant acute and chronic diseases, treatment and rehabilitation for edema and musculoskeletal diseases, palliative therapy for patients with advanced cancer, promotion of health and prevention of disease before and after cancer treatment, and evaluation and management of hereditary cancer. We provide preventive and therapeutic services not only for patients with cancer but also for their families, helping patients overcome cancer and improve the quality of life.

Major areas of treatment

Specialties: infection, cancer rehabilitation, hereditary cancer, cancer pain, palliative care, psychological well-being, lifetime health, skin cancer prevention, scar treatment


As a world-class hospital for the treatment of cancer, we have a track record of exceptional healthcare outcomes:

  • Manage various health issues that arise during treatment for cancer
  • Improve psychological well-being and quality of life for patients with cancer
  • Provide health management after remission
  • Provide disease prevention and health promotion services to prevent secondary cancer
  • Manage other concomitant diseases prevalent among cancer patients
  • Manage the health not only of the cancer patient but also of his or her family
  • Provide customized treatment services based on personal therapeutic schedules
  • Diagnose and managehereditary cancer in patients and their families through specialized genetic counseling
  • Provide multidisciplinary treatment directed by experts from various specialties

Diagnostic methods

The The Supportive Care Center performs accurate early diagnosis and evaluation to provide successful treatment opportunities to patients:

  • Genetic testing
  • Bioelectrical impedance body fat analysis
  • Upper and lower limb volumetry (Perometer)
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasonography
  • Electromyogram

Latest treatment methods

  • Laser scar treatment
  • Integrated lymphatic physiotherapy
  • Musculoskeletal procedures guided by ultrasound
  • Biofeedback

Recent trends in clinical research

The Supportive Care Center is playing a leading role in multi-institutional domestic and international clinical studies. The following is a list of recent studies conducted by our staff and faculty:

  • Cohort study to develop evaluation and treatment guidelines for health problems in cancer patients
  • Study to develop evaluation tools for health problems in cancer patients
  • Study to evaluate health problems in the families of cancer patients
  • Study to evaluate the effects of exercise and biofeedback to improve defecation symptoms after surgery for rectal cancer
  • Retrospective study on the musculoskeletal problems that can occur in patients with bilateral breast cancer
  • Study to evaluate the clinical feasibility of early scar management after surgery
  • Study on the clinical aspects/improvements of the quality of life of postoperative scar management