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Our patients' stories

Our customers tell about their experiences with their cancer treatment at own words at Finnish private Docrates Cancer Center.

Hannu Nurmio: Aiming for a normal everyday life

When rock musician Hannu "Tuomari" Nurmio, 73, learned that his PSA values were elevated, he decided to go for an...

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The story of a breast cancer patient: You have to focus on the good things, even if the world keeps spinning

It is December, and the first long year of the pandemic is nearing its end. A couple is sitting in...

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Cancer diagnosis did not stop Mika Piltz: “I’m grateful that quality of life can be improved with the right treatment methods”

Getting diagnosed with prostate cancer turned the world of Mika Piltz, 54, upside down in 2021. His calendar was filled...

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Janos Uotila’s prostate cancer was treated in a private cancer hospital

There's a man in the hospital lobby with a smile on his face. Janos Uotila, 45, has become familiar with...

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Malcolm: Today, I appreciate more time spent with my family

Malcolm Clark, 65, was diagnosed with prostate cancer in late 2017. He didn’t feel sick, so the information about having...

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Mikael: Now I’m going to make the most of every moment

When Mikael Lagström, 67, who had an advanced and aggressive prostate cancer, sought cancer treatment from Docrates, he hoped to...

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Hans received effective treatment for advanced prostate cancer

For 15 years, Hans' situation has varied from desperation to hope. Now he wants to share with us the journey...

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Jaana, breast cancer survivor: At Docrates, it’s the quality of life that matters, not the statistics

We are meeting with Jaana Nurmi on a couch in Kaffila, a volunteer-run cafe in the community house Bokvillan on...

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Prostate cancer: Risto chose radiotherapy instead of surgery

Risto Laitinen, an active member of the Finnish Prostate Cancer Association, chose radiotherapy instead of surgery. Automation engineer and former...

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Patient story: Hannu Nurmio – Aiming for a normal everyday life

Hannu Nurmio was aware that prostate cancer is the most common cancer in older men. However, after the diagnosis was confirmed,...

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The temporary technical problem in the data network connections has been corrected

A temporary technical problem occurred in the data network connections of Docrates Cancer Center has now been corrected. We apologise...

Early detection of colorectal cancer significantly improves treatment prognosis

Early detection of colorectal cancer is crucial for successful treatment. If diagnosed early, up to 90% of cancers can be...

Docrates is the first to launch a new type of alpha radiation therapy in the Nordic region

Docrates Cancer Center is the first service provider in the Nordic region to launch a new experimental alpha radiation treatment...

Why come to Docrates Cancer Center?

  • 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 from over 60 countries. Multilingual personnel.
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