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We Are Making a Difference in Cancer Prevention and Control
FI-00130 Helsinki, Finland
Tel:+358 9 135 331/Fax:+358 9 135 1093
Founded in 1936, the Cancer Society of Finland comprises 12 regional cancer societies and four patient organisations. The member organisations have more than 140 000 individual members. The funding of the Society comes from donations and bequests, special activities for financial support and membership fees.
Regional cancer associations and patient organisation are run throughout the country, providing a strong network of information and support. Activities are based on the results of scientific research, which is funded through grants offered by the Finnish Cancer Foundation, the Finnish Foundation for Cancer Research and the Foundation for the Finnish Cancer Institute. The Finnish Cancer Registry provides epidemiological and statistical information