Bowel Cancers

Bowel Cancer

 
The average access to treatment for a patient with bowel cancer after the arrival of the referral to the Department of Oncology.
 
Year 2019
​March ​2.6 weeks
​February ​2.6 weeks
​January 2.5 weeks


 
Year 2018​
​December ​3.0 weeks
​November ​2.0 weeks
​October ​2.3 weeks
​September ​2.7 weeks
​August ​2.4 weeks
​July ​3.0 weeks
​June ​2.6 weeks
​May ​2.4 weeks
​April ​2.1 weeks
​March ​2.4 weeks
​February ​2.9 weeks
January     ​2.0 weeks
 
Patients in need of urgent treatment get access to treatment within a couple of days, if necessary, the same day.
 
After bowel cancer surgery the medical treatments or radiation therapy can be started after the surgical wounds are healed normally after about 4-6 weeks.

 

Other gastrointestinal cancers

 
The average access to treatment for other patients with gastrointestinal cancer after
the arrival of the referral to the Department of Oncology.

Year 2019
​March ​2.1 weeks
​February ​2.6 weeks
​January 2.1 weeks

 
 
​Year 2018 ​
​December ​2.9 weeks
​November ​1.9 weeks
​October ​2.1 weeks
​September ​1.8 weeks
​August ​2.1 weeks
​July ​2.4 weeks
​June ​2.0 weeks
​May ​1.8 weeks
​April ​2.1 weeks
​March ​2.4 weeks
​February ​2.6 weeks
​January      ​1.9 weeks
 
 
Patients in need of urgent treatment get access to treatment within a couple of days, if necessary, the same day.
 
After cancer surgery the medical treatments or radiation therapy can be started after the surgical wounds are healed normally after about 4-6 weeks.