People at Helsinki Urological Cancer Center

Principal Investigators

Tuomas Mirtti

Antti Rannikko

Post-graduate students

Oussama Batouche

Timo-Pekka Lehto

Joona Pohjonen

Ronja Hietikko

Ilmari Koskinen

Ruusu-Maaria Kovanen

Ilmari Koskinen

Utku Lokman

Lassi Luomala

Juho Pylväläinen

Kevin Sandeman

Konrad Sopyllo

Carolin Stürenberg

Jenni Säilä

University Researchers

Eugen Czeizler

Urology clinic

Juan Tamer Agha

Juan Tamer Agha posing wearing a white cote against a white background

Juho Eineluoto

Juho Eineluoto

Kurt Grönroos

Kurt Grönroos

Laura Hiilinen

Laura Hiilinen

Tuomas Kilpeläinen

Tuomas Kilpeläinen

Kanerva Lahdensuo

Kanerva Lahdensuo

Mika Matikainen

Mika Matikainen

Patrick Penttilä

Patrik Penttilä

Anssi Petas

Anssi Petas

Jukka Sairanen

Heli Sammaltupa

Heli Sammaltupa

Kimmo Taari

Hanna Vasarainen

Hanna Vasarainen posing wearing a white cote against a white background

Ilkka Perttilä

HUCC

Helsinki Urological Cancer Research Group centers around the clinical and academic work done at the HUS Helsinki University Hospital and Helsinki University. Department of urology is the largest in Finland with an catchment area of ca. 1.5M inhabitants and 25 staff members. Our center is a tertiary referral center for centralized surgery (e.g. Cystectomy, prostatectomy, urethraplasty, RPLND) but at the same time also responsible for the primary diagnostics, treatments and follow-up of all urological cancers in greater Helsinki area.

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Our research groups

Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer research group, co-led by assistant professor Antti Rannikko (clinical site) and associate professor Tuomas Mirtti (pathology and preclinical site) is the core of the Helsinki Prostate Cancer Research Center (PCRC).

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Kidney Cancer

Kidney cancer research group is an active and growing group of researchers led by associate professor Harry Nisen (urology). The group has several retrospective and prospective studies and trials ongoing and on the pipeline. It actively collaborates with local, national and international experts in clinical, translational and preclinical collaborative projects.

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Bladder Cancer

Bladder cancer group is co-led by urologist, PhD, Jukka Sairanen (invasive bladder cancer) and urologist, PhD, Riikka Järvinen (superficial bladder cancer).

The group has several retrospective and prospective studies and trials ongoing and on the pipeline. It actively collaborates with local, national and international experts in clinical, translational and preclinical collaborative projects.

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Testicular Cancer

Penile cancer research group is led by urologist, PhD, Hanna Vasarainen.

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Penile Cancer

Penile cancer research group is led by urologist, PhD, Hanna Vasarainen.

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