Yuichiro Ohe

ESMO National Representative in Japan

Term 2016 – 2017
Address National Cancer Center Hospital,




Yuichiro Ohe, MD, PhD is currently Deputy Director of the National Cancer Center Hospital (NCCH) in Tokyo, Japan. He also serves as the Director of the Thoracic Oncology Division.

He is the President of the Japanese Society of Medical Oncology (JSMO), a member of the Board of Directors of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) and the Chair of the Japan Clinical Oncology Group (JCOG) - Lung Cancer Study Group. 

Prof. Ohe graduated in 1984 from the Jikei University School of Medicine in Tokyo and received his M.D. degree and PhD degree in 1991. 

Since 1989, he has been working in NCCH, Tokyo, and at the National Cancer Center Hospital East, Kashiwa, since 1989. Between 1992 and 1993, he also worked at the University of Miami, School of Medicine as a Postdoctoral Research Associate. 

His main research field is the development of new treatments for lung cancer including chemotherapy, multidisciplinary treatment, immunotherapy and translational research.  He has been involved in many clinical studies such as JCOG studies, pharmaceutical company oriented studies and global studies for lung cancer and has published more than 200 papers on this topic.