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Tuomo Meretoja

Head Physician, Associate Professor

Head of Division

HUS Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Breast Surgery


Associate Professor (Docent) in Experimental Surgery, University of Helsinki 2014; Specialist in General Surgery, University of Helsinki 2011; Specialist in Orthopedics and Traumatology 2013; Doctor of Medicine, University of Helsinki 2007; Licentiate of Medicine, University of Turku 2004; Management Training for specialists, University of Helsinki 2018

Research: Breast cancer and surgical treatment of breast cancer, genetic research, and epidemiology. Published more than 100 scientific articles in journals, such as Lancet, Nature and JAMA; the articles have been cited almost 40,000 times; H-index 50.


Breast surgery, diagnostics and surgical treatment of breast cancer

English, Finnish, Swedish
Positions of responsibility

Member of the HUS Ethics Committee since 2018, European Society of Surgical Oncology Clinical Research Committee 2015, FinnGen Research Project, Chair of the Clinical Group on Oncology since 2020.


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