What's New

  • Contribution to BMJ SP Care Blog

    We are pleased to announce that Dr.Toshiaki Kusakabe, the Executive Committee Chair of SCPSC and Vice Director of Higashi Sapporo Hospital, has contributed to the BMJ (British Medical Journal) SP Care blog.

    Titled “History of Higashi Sapporo Hospital and the Progress of the SCPSC," Dr.Kusakabe's article traces the history of Higashi Sapporo Hospital, which celebrated its 40th anniversary in April 2023, and also discusses the inception of SCPSC. The article provides some particularly interesting insights into these topics.

    The article was published in two parts on September 5th and September 12th.

    For more information, please visit the BMJ SP Care blog at
    http://blogs.bmj.com/spcare/or the official BMJ website at
  • Our Conference has now been registered in the directory of the International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC, IAHPC website):
    The IAHPC is a non-profit, charity organization that works with the World Health Organization(WHO) and others to promote and develop palliative care, and it currently has 1005 facilities in 119 countries worldwide. It is expected that our Conference will be further provided with an opportunity to play an active role internationally.
  • Message on “Human Dignity" from the President, Dr. Ishitani has been posted.
  • Thank you for joining us at the 3rd&4th SCPSC
  • We are pleased to announce that the 3rd & 4th SCPSC abstracts has been published on BMJSPCare online. You will see that it will be an exceptional conference.Pre-registration is now available at an early bird price.
  • New Year’s message from the President has been posted.
  • We updated a greeting from the President,and greetings from the Chair of the 3rd&4th Joint SCPSC.
  • Regarding the new schedule for the 3rd&4th Joint SCPSC
  • Vice President Hideki Onishi has been appointed Associate Editor of BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care.
  • Membership registration for The International Research Society of the SCPSC has started. If you wish, please check Membership Procedure.
  • We revised the constitution, and the society name was changed to “The International Research Society of the Sapporo Conference for Palliative and Supportive Care in Cancer”.

Sapporo Conference 2023 Pre-registration has been closed On-site registration is available
続きを読む Messages from Friends

Dear colleague:
Thanks very much for the update. I am delighted the plans for the new Sapporo Conference are continuing. I look forward to meeting again with many Japanese and international colleagues next July. Best regards,
Eduardo Bruera, MD
FT McGraw Chair in the Treatment of Cancer
Chair, Department of Palliative, Rehabilitation, & Integrative Medicine

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