FICAN MID, Sisä-Suomen syöpäkeskus in Finnish, is one of the five regional cancer centers in Finland. It is part of the national cancer center network. FICAN Mid coordinates and develops cancer care and cancer research in its’ area. It is formed by four contracting partners: Pirkanmaa Hospital District, Kanta-Häme Hospital District, Etelä-Pohjamaa Hospital District and Tampere University. The central part of FICAN Mid is Tays Cancer Centre that received a European quality certificate (OECI Cancer Centre) in 2019. FICAN Mid is an administrational part of Pirkanmaa Hospital District.
FICAN Mid started to operate on 1.9.2018. The actions of FICAN Mid is directed by the steering group.
Medical director Juhani Sand (since 1.3.2020) (PSHP)
Director of research Tarja Laitinen (PSHP)
Dean Tapio Visakorpi (Tampere University)
Prof. Anssi Auvinen (Tampere University)
Senior physician Petri Nokisalmi (Hospital District of Kanta-Häme)
Senior physician Timo Ala-Luhtala (Hospital District of Etelä-Pohjanmaa)
Personnel and contacts
050 470 4454
044 472 8833