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Let’s Undergo Cancer Checkups!

Regardless of the type of health insurance they have, all Shinjuku City residents can undergo the following cancer checkups depending on their age.
(Ages shown below refers to the age reached by March 31, 2018)
*1 Stomach cancer checkups using either the stomach endoscope or stomach X-ray can be taken once every two years, but if you choose the stomach X-ray, you can undergo the checkup every year. Those who underwent stomach endoscopy in FY2017 cannot receive the stomach cancer checkups Shinjuku City offers in FY2018.

*2 The sputum cytology test for that is part of the lung cancer checkup is for those 50 years of age or older whose smoking index (no. of cigarettes per day × no. of years as a smoker) is 600 or higher.

*3 You can receive a checkup for uterine cancer and breast cancer once every two years. Please note that you can undergo a checkup if you are an odd-numbered age and have not undergone the checkup during the last fiscal year; please call the number below.

*4 There is an exemption program for households exempted from the special city resident tax, households that receive public financial assistance for everyday living, etc.

*5 Checkups slip are required to receive cancer checkups. If you don’t have one, please contact the Health Services Section of the Health Promotion Division.

The list of medical institutions conducting cancer checkups in foreign languages is provided below. Their locations are listed by community. Please make use of this list when necessary.
・PDF in English
Notes:
1. This list of medical institutions is current as of September 1, 2017.
2. For more detailed information, please refer to the website below.

Himawari (Tokyo Metropolitan Health and Medical Information Center)
Website: http://www.himawari.metro.tokyo.jp/

Cancer Checkup Period

Those who are 74 years of age or younger June 1, 2018 through March 31, 2019
Note: Stomach endoscope tests will be offered until January 31, 2019
Those who are 75 years of age or older May 1, 2018 through March 31, 2019
Note: Stomach endoscope tests will be offered until January 31, 2019
For inquiries on cancer checkups and to request cancer checkup slips
(in Japanese)
Heasslth Checkup Section, Health Services Division, Health Department, Shinjuku City Office, Tel: 03-5273-4207

May 25, 2018