Awards & Honors

JASTRO is proud to be able to award people who have made a significant contribution in the field of Radiotherapy & Oncology with any of the below listed awards:

JASTRO Gold Medal Award

JASTRO Gold Medal is given in honor of excellent scientific work, enormous contribution within JASTRO to the field of education and promotion of radiation oncology as a discipline.

◆Refer to Article 2 of the internal regulations.
The JASTRO Board decides on the recipient of the award.
Article 2 At the end of the fiscal year, any individual who had made contribution to the society can be recommended。
(1) An individual who have made remarkable achievements in research or education in radiation oncology and other related fields
(2) To those who made a significant contribution to the spread and development of clinical radiation oncology and clinical applications related fields
(3) An individual who made a great contribution to the development of the society of radiation oncology through the organization and its activities.
(4) A researcher of foreign nationality who made a great contribution to the development of the Society through international exchang

JASTRO Gold Medalists
Ritsuko Komaki Hirohiko Tsujii Takushi Dokiya Takashi Yamashita
Shingo Yamada Kouji Ono

JASTRO INTERNATIONAL Honorary Membership

Honorary Membership is awarded to people who have made a significant contribution to the achievement of the goals of the Society particularly in the field of interdisciplinary or international co-operation.

◆Refer to Article 2 of the internal regulations.
(4) Researchers of foreign birth who have greatly contributed to the society’s development can receive a reccommendation, regardless of your years of membership or age.

INTERNATIONAL Honorary Member
Jean Bourhis James D.Cox Vincenzo Valentini
Domestic Honorary Member
Yasuo Ashino Kimihiko Abe Mitsuyuki Abe Tatsuo Arai
Takeshi Iinuma Hiroshi Ikeda Heizaburo Ichikawa Hisao Ito
Toshihiko Inoue Yoshinari Imajo Toraji Irihune Yukio Uchiyama
Yoichiro Umegaki Sunao Egawa Tomohiko Okawa Shigefumi Okada
Yoshio Onai Yo Ono Koichi Kaneda Kiyomitsu Kawachi
Toshio Kitagawa Shuji Kimura Atsushi Kubo Kunio Sakai
Katsuyoshi Sakae Suho Sakata Kiyohiko Sakamoto Kenichi Jingu
Tsutomu Sugahara Masaji Takahashi Yoshihiro Takegawa Eisei Tazaki
Yoshiaki Tanaka Yoshimasa Tanaka Masatada Tanabe Iwao Tsukiyama
Hirohiko Tsujii Hiroshi Tsunemoto Hiromi Terashima Takushi Dokiya
Teizo Tomaru Masao Nakano Hideo Niibe Shozo Hashimoto
Hisae Hirabayashi Junichi Horiuchi Sumio Makino Koji Masuda
Tadayoshi Matsuda Tomoyuki Mori Kazuo Morita Kozo Morita
Takashi Yamashita Hisao Yamashita Jiro Watarai

Umegaki Award

Umegaki Award is named after Prof.Yoichiro Umegaki one of the founding fathers of JASTRO,etablished in 1995 to encourage the publication of research related to cancer treatment and actively further the careers of young researchers. Academic papers on radiology oncology published in an article between January 1st and December 31st of the previous exam year by young researchers (under the age of 40), that includes basic or clinical significant research or a pioneered research that is expected to develop further in the future.

year Name
2016 Yukari Yoshida
2015 Ikuno Nishibuchi
2014 Koichi Yasuda
Jyun-ichi Hukada
2013 Norio Katoh
Keiichi Zingu
2012 -
2011 Mituru Ohkubo
2010 Takatugu Kawase
2009 Masashi Mizumoto
Hitoshi Ishikawa
2008 Hidefumi Aoyama
2007 Osamu Tanaka
2006 -
2005 Minoru Suzuki
2004 Yuzuru Niibe
2003 Masao Kobayashi
2002 -
2001 Hideyuki Sakurai
2000 Emiko Ueda
Satuki Fujishiro
1999 Kenji Yamanishi
1998 -
1997 Hajime Harauchi
1996 Yasushi Nagata
1995 Hiroki Shirato

Abe Award

Abe Award is named after Prof. Mitsuyuki Abe one of the founding fathers of JASTRO,was established in 2004 to encourage to the work of JASTRO Recipients Studies on the technical improvement of radiation therapy, optimization, establishment of standard therapy (meaning in a broad sense including clinical research, biological research, physics research, etc.), those that have already made great achievements or are pioneering those expected to develop great success in the future.

year Name
2016 Hidefumi Aoyama
2015 Minoru Suzuki
2014 Yoshiyuki Suzuki
2013 -
2012 Takafumi Toita
2011 Hirosi Ohnisi
2010 Michihide Mitumori
2009 -
2008 -
2007 Tetuo Akimoto
2006 Yasushi Nagata
2005 Hiroki Shirato
2004 Shin-ichiro Masunaga