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News | 07.12.2023

Christmas and public holiday opening hours

Docrates is open, and we are here for you even during Christmas time. See our Christmas and public holiday opening...

News | 09.11.2023
Breast cancer Cancer Care Colorectal Cancer Diagnostics

Extension of Docrates Cancer Center completed – Service offering becomes even more diverse

The service offering of Docrates Cancer Center becomes even more diverse, especially for potential cancer patients who need early-stage diagnostics....

Articles | 31.10.2023
Breast cancer

Quick access to tests and treatment – at Docrates, each breast cancer patient has a customised treatment path

Finding a lump in your breast or being diagnosed with breast cancer understandably causes great concern for your health. It...

News | 26.10.2023

Research Professionals of the Year honoured for the ninth time – Tuomo Alanko is Researcher of the Year

On 26 October 2023, the Finnish Research Professionals of the Year were honoured at the Clinical Trials Forum. Finnish researcher...

Articles | 11.09.2023
Health and rehabilition

Individually planned physiotherapy for cancer patients

Physiotherapy offers versatile methods and treatments that improve the quality of life and functional capacity of cancer patients during all...

Lung cancer

The most aggressive cancers: pancreatic, lung and liver cancer show the fastest progression

The most aggressive cancers with the shortest life expectancy from diagnosis are pancreatic cancer, lung cancer and hepatocellular carcinoma or...

News | 06.07.2023
Career story

Meet the staff at Docrates Cancer Center – Introducing Chief Physician of Medical Oncology Tuomo Alanko

Tuomo Alanko, specialist in oncology and chemotherapy as well as clinical drug trials, has been a part of the skilled...

News | 26.06.2023

Docrates Cancer Center expands its hospital in Helsinki

June 26, 2023 | Docrates Cancer Center has decided to invest in a considerable expansion of its facilities in Jätkäsaari,...

Career story

Learn more about our hospital’s staff: Counselling nurse Michaela

A serious disease often causes confusion, uncertainty and fear. At Docrates Cancer Center, one of the most important tasks of...

Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is a common but rarely talked-about disease

Colorectal cancer is the second most common cancer in Finland, and its level of incidence is increasing. Lifestyles and the...

News | 20.04.2023

Breakthroughs in follow-up cancer diagnostics: Recurring cancer can be detected before it reaches full speed

April 20, 2023 | A liquid biopsy using markers released into the bloodstream by cancer cells can reveal the possible...

Cancer Care Prostate cancer

Internal radiotherapy is an effective method of treatment for metastatic prostate cancer

March 14, 2023 | Docrates Cancer Center studied the effectiveness of 177Lu-PSMA treatment with a 4-week treatment interval for patients...

News | 09.03.2023

The number of insured patients has more than tripled in five years

March 9, 2023 | In 2022, nearly 30% of revenue generated by Docrates Cancer Center’s Finnish patients came from insurance...