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Cancer Palliative Care Course

Research activity

Research activity

Established in April 2013, Cancer Palliative Care Course conducts research as one of the bases for the Promotion Plan for the Platform of Human Resource Development for Cancer, a project of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. It focuses on (1) clinical and basic research to understand the mechanism of cancer pain, (2) clinical and basic research to control cancer pain, (3) research to reduce symptoms of cancer and side effects from cancer treatment, (4) research to relieve pain from cancer and treatment for the symptoms, and (5) research on the development of doctors specialized in cancer pain relief and their appropriate allocation in community healthcare.