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Regular Health Maintenance

Health Checkups and Various Cancer Checkups

Inquiries: Health Checkup Section, Health Promotion Division
Tel: 03-5273-4207

The contracted medical institutions within the city provide health checkups and various cancer checkups to Shinjuku City residents.
Note: Your local Public Health Center also accepts applications for health checkup slips.

●Various health checkups

Type of Checkup Eligibility Location/Application Fees, Etc.
Health checkup 16 years of age or older¹ Medical institutions (apply for a health checkup slip at the Health Promotion Division or your local Public Health Center) Free of charge
As soon as you receive your health checkup slip in the mail, please inquire about details of the checkup at a designated medical institution (a list of these institutions is mailed with the health checkup slip).
Stomach cancer checkup 50 years of age or older²
Once every two years
Medical institutions (apply for a health checkup slip at the Health Promotion Division or your local Public Health Center) Fees charged
As soon as you receive your health checkup slip in the mail, please inquire about details of the checkup at a designated medical institution (a list of these institutions is mailed with the health checkup slip).
Colon cancer checkup 40 years of age or older Medical institutions (apply for a health checkup slip at the Health Promotion Division or your local Public Health Center) Fees charged
As soon as you receive your health checkup slip in the mail, please inquire about details of the checkup at a designated medical institution (a list of these institutions is mailed with the health checkup slip).
Lung cancer checkup 40 years of age or older Medical institutions (apply for a health checkup slip at the Health Promotion Division or your local Public Health Center) Fees charged
As soon as you receive your health checkup slip in the mail, please inquire about details of the checkup at a designated medical institution (a list of these institutions is mailed with the health checkup slip).
Uterine cancer checkup Women 20 years of age or older (even-numbered years)³ Medical institutions (apply for a health checkup slip at the Health Promotion Division or your local Public Health Center) Fees charged
As soon as you receive your health checkup slip in the mail, please inquire about details of the checkup at a designated medical institution (a list of these institutions is mailed with the health checkup slip).
Breast cancer checkup Women 40 years of age or older (even-numbered years)³ Medical institutions (apply for a health checkup slip at the Health Promotion Division or your local Public Health Center) Fees charged
As soon as you receive your health checkup slip in the mail, please inquire about details of the checkup at a designated medical institution (a list of these institutions is mailed with the health checkup slip).
Prostate cancer checkup Men 50 years of age or older Medical institutions (apply for a health checkup slip at the Health Promotion Division or your local Public Health Center) Fees charged
Given together with the health checkup (conducted individually for those who are not eligible for the health checkup.)
Osteoporosis prevention checkup 20 years of age or older Public Health Centers Fees charged
Announced in city publications
Dental health checkup 20 years of age or older Medical institutions (apply for a health checkup slip at the Health Promotion Division) Fees charged
As soon as you receive your health checkup slip in the mail, please inquire about details of the checkup at a designated medical institution (a list of these institutions is mailed with the health checkup slip).

1. Health checkup eligibility: (1) Shinjuku City residents between 16 and 39 years of age (except for those who can undergo health checkups at their school or place of employment); (2) Those between 40 and 74 years of age who are Shinjuku City National Health Insurance members or receive public financial assistance for everyday living, etc.; (3) Those 75 years of age or older who are members of the Tokyo Metropolitan Medical Care System for the Older Senior Citizen (including members 65 years of age or older) or receive public financial assistance for everyday living, etc.
2. Stomach cancer checkup
(1) Select either a stomach endoscopy or a stomach X-ray examination.
(2) You can undergo a stomach X-ray examination every year.
(3) Those between 40 and 49 years of age can only undergo the stomach X-ray examination.
3. Uterine cancer/breast cancer checkup eligibility: Women of odd-numbered years of age who did not undergo an examination the previous fiscal year may also receive this checkup.

April 1, 2019