Instituto Português de Oncologia do Porto Francisco Gentil, E.P.E.
Category(ies): Healthcare Providers; Public / Nonprofit Organisations; R&D Institutions
Address: Rua Dr. António Bernardino de Almeida; 4200-072 Porto; Portugal
Keyword(s): Cancer, Cancer Diagnosis, Cancer Genetics, Clinical trials, Health
The Instituto Português de Oncologia do Porto Francisco Gentil (Portuguese Institute of Oncology of Porto) was born on April 1974, under tutelage of the Ministry of Education and Culture. On December 16th of 2002, already under the Health Ministry tutelage, it becames an anonymous society of exclusively public capital, and on December 30th 2005 it becames a Corporate Public Entity, with the publication of Decreto-Lei nr. 233/2005. It is a Health Institution of national and international reference in treatment, research and teaching of cancer. It is positioned in the public network of hospital care as a highly distinct institution, of specialized care and very specific nature, and the most differentiated unit for oncology patients' referral in the North Region of Portugal, to where the most complex and expensive situations are conducted.
José Laranja Pontes
President of the Board
+351 225 084 000
+351 225 084 001