Päivi Hietanen

Breast cancer
Oncology Psychotherapy

Specialist in Medical Oncology and Radiotherapy, Psychotherapist
M.D., Ph.D., Adj. Prof.

Language proficiency: 

Finnish, Swedish, English

Areas of special expertise: 

Treatment and follow-up of breast cancer, Treatment of cancer-related psychological distress, Psychological support for cancer patients and their loved ones.

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Adjunct Professor in Medical Oncology, University of Helsinki 2000
Psychotherapist 1999
Ph.D., University of Helsinki 1987

Work experience 

  • Docrates Cancer Center, Consultant 2015-
  • Finnish Medical Journal, Medical Editor in Chief 2003-2017
  • Private consultations 2003-
  • Consultant, HUCH Department of Oncology 1979-2003


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