Head, Study Coordinating Section, Japan Clinical Oncology Group Operations Office
Head, Project Management Section, Research Management Division
Clinical Research Support Office
National Cancer Center, Japan
Dr. Katayama is head of the Study Coordinating Section for the Japan Clinical Oncology Group (JCOG) operations office, and is head of the Project Management Section in the Research Management Division in the clinical research support office of the National Cancer Center in Tokyo. His work has focused on the study, treatment and clinical trial methodology of gastric, esophageal, colon and colorectal cancers, and he has authored and co-authored numerous publications on his work.
Dr. Katayama received his medical degree from the University of Mie, Mie prefecture, Japan, and is board-certified in general surgery, laparoscopic surgery – stomach and general clinical oncology.