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Our patients' stories

Our patients tell about their experiences with their cancer treatment at Docrates.

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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Prostate cancer – Claes’ story

At Docrates Cancer Center Claes' cancer treatments could be adjusted according to his challenging work schedules.

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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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The story of a Swedish breast cancer patient: “I didn’t want to wait any longer.”

Merja Kailokari, who lives in Stockholm, Sweden, with her family, was first diagnosed with breast cancer when she was 43...

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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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Treating advanced prostate cancer – Magnus, 70, tells his story

How I was diagnosed with and recovered from prostate cancer – a personal story by Magnus Kruse, Göteborg, Sweden.

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Outi’s story: Bilateral breast cancer

Outi Swanljung was 67 years old when she heard the news: she had breast cancer. She wasn't surprised. "I was...

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Patient’s story: Metastatic prostate cancer

When Torsten Lundberg was 88 years old, he began his cancer treatment. "I had had cancer for several years without...

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Docrates’ new workwear improves work satisfaction and patient safety

Docrates Cancer Center joined forces with Medanta, a pioneer in healthcare workwear, to create a more functional workwear collection for...

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New interview methodologies help cancer patients and their spouses deal with challenging circumstances

Riikka Talsi, M.Sc. (Tech), who defended her doctoral thesis at Aalto University School of Science, Department of Industrial Engineering and...

When suspecting cancer, a prompt diagnosis and support is important – our oncologists are here to help

Cancer. The word alone makes the heart beat faster and fills people's minds with questions. What if I have cancer?...

Docrates launches gastrointestinal endoscopy services

In early 2024, Docrates Cancer Center is strengthening its service package for early cancer detection and diagnostics by launching endoscopy...

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  • Front line cancer treatment. Latest medical technology combined with proven expertise in cancer care.
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