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About Appearance Care Subsidy Project for Cancer Patients in Nagawa Town

Published 2023 years 04 month 07 Date

Last updated 2023 years 07 month 10 Date


 Reduce the psychological burden associated with cancer treatment for cancer patients, promote social participation,
 Subsidize the cost of purchasing medical wigs, braces, etc. to improve the quality of life under medical care.

 *Appearance care
  For changes in appearance due to treatment, "use medical, cosmetic, and psychosocial support to complement changes in appearance,
                  Care that relieves pain in cancer patients caused by changes in appearance.



Applies to all of the following

 ① Those who have an address in the town at the time of application

 (XNUMX) Those who have been diagnosed with cancer and who have undergone or are currently undergoing cancer treatment (surgery, drug therapy, radiotherapy, etc.)


[Tools eligible for subsidies and number of subsidies]

  • Applications are limited to one per category of assistive devices per eligible person.
  • Corrective devices purchased after April XNUMX, XNUMX are eligible.


Subsidized assistive devices

Number of subsidies

XNUMX hair trimmer

wig, net for wearing,

fur hat


XNUMX breast braces

Correction pad, correction underwear, special bathing suit, artificial breast

Once in each right and left atrium

XNUMX Others

Epithesis (Artifact for Compensation)


<What is not covered>

・Accessories and care products (cleaners, conditioners, brushes, etc.), transportation and mailing costs required for purchase, etc.

  ・Costs for which the national government or other local governments bear the costs separately.


[Subsidy amount]

XNUMX/XNUMX of the purchase price (rounded down to the nearest XNUMX yen), up to XNUMX yen.


[How to apply]

Please submit the following documents to the Children and Health Promotion Division (inside the Health and Welfare Center, next to Yodakubo Hospital).


  ① Appearance care subsidy application and invoice for cancer patients in Nagawa Town

  ② Documents that show that you have an address in the town or documents that can be used to verify your identity

③ Documents confirming that you have received or are currently undergoing cancer treatment (surgery, drug therapy, radiation therapy, etc.)

④ A copy of the receipt pertaining to the purchase of the assistive device and a copy of its statement
 (Items that include the date of purchase, purchase amount, breakdown of the amount, name of the recipient of the subsidy, name of the issuer of the receipt, item name of the prosthetics purchased (wig purchase cost, etc.))

⑤ A copy of the passbook (with which the payee can be confirmed)


【Application period】

 Until the last day of the fiscal year in which the day on which the assistive device was purchased belongs.

 (Example: Purchased on June 31, XNUMX → Apply by March XNUMX, XNUMX)

    However, if you cannot apply within the current fiscal year due to unavoidable circumstances such as treatment or deterioration of symptoms, the deadline is the last day of the following fiscal year.


[Application form]

 Form No. 34 Appearance Application Form [DOCX: XNUMXKB]


About appearance care

(Appearance Support Center, National Cancer Center Hospital)



Nagano Prefecture Homepage About Appearance Care Subsidy Project for Cancer Patients




Children's Health Promotion Division health promotion engagement
Address: Health and Welfare Research Center
TEL : 0268-68-3494
FAX : 0268-68-3798