Jorma Sormunen

Oncology

Specialist in Medical Oncology
Specialist in Occupational Health
M.D., Ph.D., MBA

Specialization

Urological cancers, drug therapy for cancer

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Education

M.D., Ph.D., Tampere University 2019
Specialist in Medical Oncology, Tampere University 2018
MBA, University of Wales, Swansea Business School 2007
Specialist in Occupational Health, University of Eastern Finland 2004
M.D., University of Eastern Finland 1995

Work history

  • Docrates Cancer Center, Specialist in Medical Oncology 2020-
  • Tampere University Hospital, Specialist in Medical Oncology 2019
  • Tampere University Hospital, Specialising Physician, Medical Oncology 2015-2018
  • UCB, Belgium, Medical Director 2011-2015
  • Merck Oy, Medical Director 2008-2011
  • Schering-Plough, Medical expert 2007-2008

Services

Drug therapy for cancer, lifestyle counseling, mole removals (excluding facial area)

Scientific activities

Jorma Sormunen has been doing academic research on work-related cancers since 2010. He has been particularly interested in occupational exposures and their impact on the incidence of prostate cancer and colorectal cancers. In addition, he has studied the effects of exercise on cancer. More recently, Sormunen has become interested in studying the physical activity of cancer patients and its effects on cancer prognosis. In addition to these, he is interested in clinical drug research, especially in the treatment of urological cancers.

Memberships and positions of trust

European Society for Medical Oncology 2017-
American Society of Clinical Oncology 2012-
The Finnish Medical Association (FMA) 1988-
Duodecim 1988-