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 information request

Based on the THL’s research authorisation

THL may grant permission to disclose register information for scientific research and statistics as provided for by the Act on the National Person Register of Finnish Health Care and the Personal Data Act.


Request for other statistical material

Other cancer information is provided at the discretion of the doctor at the registry. The data disclosed is unidentifiable and in tabular format so that the privacy of the subjects of the registry data is not compromised. When requesting registry data, you 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 on sending secure encrypted email to the Cancer Registry

Tiina Hakanen, kirjaamo(at) or tel. +358 46 920 7876

Service fees