Welcome to our website with information in English. Read about symptoms of cancer, four of the major cancer diseases and the cancer screening programmes. You can also download our brochures.
In general, early detection gives a better chance of cure. Some of the most common symptoms of cancer are:
These symptoms can often be signs of other diseases than cancer. But if you notice anything unusual about your body, or any of the mentioned symptoms, it is important to see your doctor and be examined.
Download the brochure Symptoms of cancer
Prevention of cancer
Preventative examinations are also called screening. In screening programs a part of the population or the whole population is examined for signs of a particular disease.
Brochures about cancer
In our brochures you can, among other things, read about the treatment and where to get help and information.
The Danish public healthcare system, in general, offers free examination if you become ill or if you need a preventative examination. Most treatments are free or subsidised. Every citizen in Denmark is assigned to a General Practitioner, who can be contacted in the case of illness.
Read about the Danish healthcare system and the free screening programs for breastcancer and cervical cancer.
Download the brochure The Danish Health Care System
The Danish Cancer Society is the largest disease-fighting organisation in Denmark. The organisation has about 430,000 members and works in three different fields:
The Danish Cancer Society has an annual countrywide campaign, collecting money to continue our work. In addition, we also collect money from lotteries, membership fees and donations.