"The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) unites and supports the cancer community to reduce the global cancer burden, to promote greater equity, and to ensure that cancer control continues to be a priority in the world health and development agenda."
Tokyo Metropolitan Komagome Hospital was founded in 1879, when it was founded as a choleraisolation hospital in Tokyo at the request of the central government at Komagome village, a suburb of Tokyo.
The hospital was rebuilt in 1971, for becoming the hospital which treats cancer and infectious diseases. In 1975 it started as a new hospital. It now has a staff of over 1000 employees.
In 1993 Tokyo Metropolitan Kamagome Hospital became a full member of UICC.