The Cancer Society of Finland’s advice services are designed for everyone concerned about cancer and matters related to it. The advice services’ oncology nurses offer information and support.
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.
You can contact the national advice service by e-mail. E-mails are answered during the service’s opening times. E-mail is the best method to contact in English.
A nurse is available to answer the phone service on Mondays and Thursdays 10.00 – 18.00 and on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10.00 – 15.00.
The national advice service’s online chat forum allows you to discuss with a nurse in real time one to one. You can chat using your own name or anonymously. The service is available mainly in Finnish.
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.
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.
The free benefits advice phone service operates on Wednesdays from 15.00 – 17.00.
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.
The Cancer Society’s national advice service is available free of charge and can be contacted from anywhere in the country.