Department of Oncology

Haartmaninkatu 4, Helsinki
P.O. Box 180, FIN-00029 HUS
Tel. (09) 471 73197
Int. tel. +358 9 471 73197

Map of Meilahti area

Cafeteria is located next to the entrance.

In the HUS area, all oncological cancer treatment (treatment other than surgeries) are provided at the Department of Oncology. In addition to patients from the Helsinki and Uusimaa regions, patients requiring specialised care are admitted from across Finland. Examinations, treatment plans and radiotherapy mainly take place at Meilahti, while surgeries are performed in the surgical units. 

HUH Cancercenter is the first in the Nordic countries accredited by the Organisation of European Cancer Institutes (OECI), and is now designated as Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Patients of the Comprehensive Cancer Center are treated at the Department of Oncology. Annually, approximately 26,000 patients are treated at the HUH Comprehensive Cancer Center. The number of personnel totals 240, with over 60 specialists in oncology and specialising physicians. Every day, approximately 500 patients are treated in the outpatient clinics, wards and radiotherapy ward. The Department of Oncology also has a laboratory, a Medical Imaging Center and units for clinical trials, palliative care and psychosocial treatment. The Department of Oncology provides radiotherapy exclusively and nearly 90% of chemotherapy in the HUS area.


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 Patient satisfaction May 2018

Total evaluation of treatment period: 4.95/5.0

Recommendation index: 100/100

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