Stetoskooppi välinepöydällä

Petteri Hervonen

Adrenal gland cancer Anal cancer Appendix cancer Bile duct cancer Bone sarcoma Brain cancer Breast cancer Central nervous system tumors Cervical cancer Colonic and rectal cancer Endometrial cancer and uterine sarcomas Gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) Gastrointestinal tract cancer and pancreatic cancer Kidney cancer Laryngeal cancer Lip cancer Liver cancer Lung cancer Mediastinal tumors Melanoma Mesothelioma Nasopharyngeal cancer Neuroendocrine tumors Ocular and orbital cancer Oesophageal and cardial cancer Oral cavity cancer Oropharyngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer Ovarian and fallopian tube cancer Pancreatic cancer Parathyroid cancer Pituitary gland tumors Prostate cancer Salivary gland cancer Skin cancer Soft tissue sarcomas Stomach cancer Testicular cancer Thyroid cancer Trophoblastic diseases Urinary bladder cancer Vaginal cancer Vulval cancer

Specialist in Medical Oncology
M.D., Ph.D.

Language proficiency: 

Finnish, English

Areas of special expertise: 

All cancer types, especially urological cancers such as prostate cancer, kidney cancer and bladder cancer


Appointments, consultations, treatment negotiations

Show more


Specialist in Medical Oncology, University of Tampere 2002
Ph.D., University of Tampere 1996

Work experience 

  • HUS Comprehensive Cancer Center, Head of Department, Urological cancers 2017-
  • Docrates Cancer Center, Specialist in Medical Oncology 2014 -
  • Tampere University Medical School, Senior Lecturer 2004-2017
  • Tampere University Hospital, Department of Oncology, Consultant in Radiotherapy and Medical Oncology 2002-2017
  • Roche, Medical Advisor / Head of Medical Managers 2006-2010


Hervonen has worked for over 20 years in cancer treatment at Tampere University Hospital. He has participated in numerous international studies and worked as a university teacher, trainer, lecturer and expert in the development of chemotherapy for urological cancers in particular.

In 2017, Hervonen transferred to the Helsinki University Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Center as the Physician In Charge of the ward at the Outpatient Clinic for Urologic Oncology, together with top professionals from the HUS Cancer Center and the Department of Urology bringing the latest university-level knowledge and skills to patient care.

Show less