Docrates Syöpäsairaalan ylilääkäri Timo Joensuu ja röntgenhoitaja Outi Eloranta sairaalan aulassa

Docrates Cancer Center
Effective, state-of-art cancer treatment without delay

Docrates Cancer Center, based in Helsinki, Finland, is an international hospital specialising in the diagnostics, treatment and follow-up of cancers. An appointment with a specialist is arranged in a couple of days, which means treatment can begin without delay – a vitally important factor in cancer treatment.

Why come to Docrates Cancer Center?

  • No waiting times: top cancer experts and effective treatments without delay
  • Individual care: you have your own care team - your doctor and your nurse
  • Front line cancer treatment: latest medical technology combined with proven expertise in cancer care
  • Experience in treating international patients: patients from over 50 countries, multilingual personnel
Contact us! +358 10 773 2000 (Mon-Thu 8 am-6 pm, Fri 8 am-4 pm, GMT +2)

Cancer treatment at Docrates

An increasing number of more efficient treatment alternatives are available for cancer treatment. The three basic elements are radiotherapy, drug therapy and surgical treatment. Our pages provide comprehensive information on different cancers and their latest treatment methods.

Docrates Syöpäsairaalan johtava ylilääkäri Tom Wiklund ja Koordinoiva hoitaja Aili Aaltonen

HDR brachytherapy for prostate cancer - promising results

Docrates is an expert in HDR brachytherapy for prostate cancer. HDR brachytherapy is an efficient form of targeted radiotherapy that can be used with all types of prostate cancer. With HDR technology, the high dose rate can be targeted at the prostate only. The treatment method is safe and has a low risk of complications. The results of HDR therapy at Docrates have been promising and positive.

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Extremely satisfied patients

Patients and their loved ones are in the very core of everything we do. We welcome patients from all over the world and so far they have come from more than 50 countries! We help with all practical arrangements and speak 11 different languages. We are proud to say that our patients are exceptionally satisfied and warmly recommend us.

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Docrates Cancer Center strengthened through international cooperation

Docrates and Cancer Expert Now, a U.S.-based network of leading cancer treatment experts, have agreed to cooperate. As a result of the co-operation patients may seek help from a Docrates specialist, and the specialist will consult a top international expert regarding the patient's care. This cooperation enables the rapid arrangement of a consultation with a cancer expert in the patient's own mother tongue, without traveling.

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Docrates a forerunner in immuno-oncological treatments

Docrates started immuno-oncological treatments a year ago, using pembrolizumab. After this, we have also started nivolumab treatments. In addition, we have started or are about to start a number of drug trials with immuno-oncological treatments. Docrates was the first European centre with a certification for oncolytic herpes virus treatments and Imlygic treatments.

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News

Docrates Cancer Center strengthened through international cooperation

3.10.2016 |

PRESS RELEASE 3.10.2016 Docrates joins Cancer Experts Now, an international network of cancer specialists Docrates Cancer Center and Cancer Expert…

Docrates Cancer Center to adopt a new prostate cancer test – STHLM3

3.10.2016 |

For the first time in Finland, Docrates Cancer Center will adopt a sophisticated test for diagnosing prostate cancer Docrates Cancer…

Saliva testing for multiple genes affecting cancer risk available

31.5.2016 |

Docrates Cancer Center and GenoMill Health, a Finnish health technology company, bring a new Color gene risk test available for…

Patient stories

Docrates_Norway_Patient_Raymond_07.06.2016

Raymond’s story – prostate cancer

Raymond talks about his experience with his cancer treatment at Docrates Cancer Center. ...
Docrates sairaala Helsingissä 30. syyskuuta 2013.

Maaria’s story

A daughter’s story As told by Pauliina, 25 It was a beautiful autumn Thursday in September 2011. I was expecting my mother, Maaria, home in the middle of the night from a weeklong vacation in Spain. No one could have foreseen what kin...