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Children with a haematological illness or cancer


Malignant haematological diseases and cancers are rare in populations under adult age. The diagnostics and treatment of cancer and serious haematological illnesses are concentrated to the university clinics.

There are about 150 children under the age of 16 who present with a new cancer annually, of these 25–32 are from the Tyks catchment area.

The three largest diagnostic groups are:

Treatment facilities

Paediatric Haematology Outpatient Clinic and Ward

We treat chronically ill children and adolescents, with the whole family in consideration. Our ward is responsible for the autologous stem cell…

Department of Radiotherapy

We perform radiotherapy primarily on cancer patients.