Cancer is a collective term which encompasses around 150 different malignant organ tumours and diseases of the lymphohaematopoietic system. Cancer has overtaken cardiovascular diseases to become the leading cause of death in Switzerland. However, a cancer diagnosis is not a death sentence.
As long as a cancer remains localised, the treatment success rates are much better than if metastases have already formed. That is why early detection and timely treatment are crucial.
The body below shows the specialist areas covered by the Tumour Centre Hirslanden Zurich.