News about cancer screening promotion business

Health checkups and cancer screenings will be carried out at medical institutions that take infection prevention measures. Please help us to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus infection when you visit us.

◎Please make sure that you do not have symptoms such as fever when you visit the doctor.
◎Please wear a mask.
◎ Please cooperate with the infection prevention measures of each medical institution.

Cancer Screening/Health Checkup Guide for COVID-19
Bureau of Social Welfare and Public Health, Tokyo Metropolitan Government "Cancer Screening and Medical Examination Guide for Corona" (new window display)

In Shinjuku Ward, based on the "Cancer Screening Promotion Project" of the country,
Cervical cancer and breast cancer screenings are provided free of charge to residents of Shinjuku City who are subject to the following conditions.

Target audience

Target person of 2021 is as follows.

cervical cancer screening

Women born between April 2, 2001 and April 1, 2002

breast cancer screening

Women born between April 2, 1981 and April 1, 1982

About extension of free coupon validity period due to new coronavirus infection

Based on the influence of the new coronavirus infectious disease, the cancer screening promotion project will target those who have not been examined in 2021 as well in 2024. .

◆ Target person
Cervical Cancer Screening Females born between April 2, 2000 and April 1, 2001 who have not yet undergone examination in 2021
Breast Cancer Screening Women who were born between April 2, 1980 and April 1, 1981 and have not been examined in 2021
* However, those who moved to Shinjuku City after April 1, 2022 are excluded.

For those who are eligible, we sent the relevant checkup slip and a postcard "Notice of extension of validity period for cervical cancer (or breast cancer) free coupon for fiscal 2022" in late May. If you bring the checkup slip and postcard to the medical institution where the checkup is conducted, you can take the checkup free of charge.
Please take cancer screening before the expiration date so that cancer can be detected early and treated early.

Implementation deadline

Until March 31, 2023

*Medical institutions are crowded at the end of the fiscal year, so please make an appointment as soon as possible.

Implementation place etc.

Implementation location, examination contents, flow until examination

The place of implementation, examination details, and the flow up to the examination are the same as those for regular cancer examinations carried out by the ward.
For more information, here Please refer to the.
*When submitting the checkup slip to the clinic, please submit the checkup slip and the enclosed free coupon together.

How to request a medical examination slip

Health Promotion Section Health Checkup Section

We will issue you a medical certificate on the same day.
Health Promotion Section Health Checkup Section
5-18-14 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Shinjuku Northwest Building 4F Second Branch Office Annex

For those eligible for 2022, we sent medical checkups, free coupons, etc. in late May.
*For those who are eligible and do not receive the checkup slip or who wish to receive an additional checkup slip,
Please contact the health checkup section of the Health Promotion Division.



Points to note regarding breast cancer screening due to the new corona vaccination

Reactive lymphadenopathy (swollen lymph nodes in the armpit, neck, etc., on the side of the vaccine) may be seen as a side effect associated with the new coronavirus vaccination.
If breast cancer screening (mammography) is performed when there is this side effect, it may affect the judgment.
According to the guidelines of the Japanese Association for Breast Cancer Screening, breast cancer screening should be If possible, see a doctor before vaccination or at intervals of 6 to 10 weeks after vaccination is preferred.
Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare New Corona Vaccine Q&A "My side lymph nodes swelled after vaccination. Is there anything I should be careful about?" (New window display)
Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare New Corona Vaccine Q&A "What kind of side effects are there in the additional (3rd) vaccination? Will it be more severe than the 2nd time?" (New window display)

Inquiries about this page

Shinjuku ward Health Department - Health Promotion Section
Health checkup clerk
Phone: 03-5273-4207
Fax number: 03-5273-3930

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