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 Operational Division of Surgery and Cancer Diseases

Contact information

Operational division administration

Head of operational division
Sirkku Jyrkkiö
Tel. 02 313 2502

Director of nursing 
Liisa Iire 
Tel. 02 313 1501

Executive secretary
Tiina Jonkka
tel. 02 313 2800

Office address

Tyks T-hospital
E Wing, 1st floor
Hämeentie 11, Turku

Postal address

PO Box 52, 20521 Turku

 Operational Division of Surgery and Cancer Diseases

  • Overview
  • Our Activity in Numbers

The sections and wards of our operational division are responsible for head, plastic and general surgery and the treatment of cancer diseases.

Our sections:

  • Department of otorhinolaryngology - head and neck surgery
  • Department of ophthalmology
  • Department of oral and maxillofacial diseases
  • Department of plastic and general surgery
  • Department of oncology

We are located in the T, A and U-hospitals and in Dentalia.

Our specialties

  • treatment of cancer in the head and neck area
  • treatment of breast cancer
  • cataract surgery
  • hearing treatment, assistive devices and surgery
  • thyroid surgery
  • radiotherapy and cytotoxic chemotherapy of cancer
  • difficult dental care and dental emergency duty

There are 130 000 yearly patient visits in the outpatient wards of our operational division. There are 23 000 yearly treatment days in the inpatient wards of our operational division.

We perform 11 000 operations a year, of which 8000 are day surgical.

The department of oncology treats about 5000 cancer patients a year.

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