Greeting from Chairperson
I would like to say a few words of greeting as the newly appointed Chairperson of the Japan Society of Gynecologic Oncology.
The field of so-called obstetrics and gynecology includes perinatal medicine that deals with pregnant women and newborns, reproductive medicine that deals with reproduction, women's medicine that deals with health management according to women's life stages focusing on menopause, and gynecologic oncology. The Japan Society of Gynecologic Oncology specializes in gynecologic oncology that deals with the early detection, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of gynecologic tumors, including mainly cervical cancer, uterine body cancer, and ovarian cancer, which occur in the uterus, ovaries and other gynecologic organs. The Society is an academic group consisting of physicians specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of tumors, including gynecologists, pathologists, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, and diagnostic imaging specialists. In addition, it aims to further improve women's life stages through educational as well as medical activities in collaboration with different fields of obstetrics and gynecology, and is conducting academic activities to deliver medical cares based on wider perspective.