Information requests

The registry provides statistical analytical services for cancer researchers at all stages of research projects. Routine service activities include baseline calculations of incidences of cancer, mortality, and survival rate aspects.


Select the type of request (Currently only available in Finnish and Swedish)


Request for the THL’s research authorisation

The National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) may grant permission to disclose registered information for scientific research and statistics as provided for by the National Person Register of Finnish Health Care Act and the Personal Data Act.


Request for other statistical material

Other cancer information is provided at the discretion of the Chief Medical Officer at the registry. The data disclosed are anonymous and given in a tabular format so that the privacy and anonymity of the subjects is not compromised. When requesting registry data, all parties are obliged to provide an account of the purposes for which the requested information is to be used.


List of variables
Further information on the variables is available from the persons mentioned in the registry report.

Instructions for sending secure encrypted email to the Cancer Registry

Aapeli Nevala tel. +358 50 434 6054 or kirjaamo(at)

Service fees