Support to patients and their loved ones

The Cancer Society’s advice service is intended for everyone who is or has ever been affected by cancer. You can seek advice by calling, emailing or by contacting us by online chat.

The Cancer Society’s member associations

The Cancer Society’s member associations provide advice on a one-to-one basis by appointment or by phone. The member associations’ offices are located throughout Finland. The range of services they provide varies.

Benefits advice service

If you have any worries to do with income, social benefits and patient rights, the Cancer Society’s national benefit advice service will be able to provide guidance. Advice is mainly offered in Finnish, but it is also available on a case-by-case basis in English.

Benefits advice service (in Finnish)

The free benefits advice phone service operates on Wednesdays from 15.00 – 17.00.

Genetic counselling

You can find out about the genetic risk of cancer from the Cancer Society’s counselling service. Its aim is to alleviate concerns about becoming ill and to provide solid information about cancer and cancer and genetics.

Nationwide advice

The Cancer Society’s national advice service is available free of charge and can be contacted from anywhere in the country.