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Centre Leon Berard


Léon-Bérard Cancer Center is a private, non-profit, comprehensive hospital dedicated to cancer treatment and research. It is affiliated with the National Federation of French Cancer Centers (20 hospitals, created by government ordinance in 1945).

The missions of Léon-Bérard include cancer treatment: patient care and aftercare; screening and prevention; research and innovation: basic, applied and clinical research; education and training in the field of oncology.


  • Over 3000 surgical procedures per year
  • More than 2,300 patients are hospitalised per year
  • 2000 radiotherapy patients
  • 3500 pre-and post-anaesthetic consultations and administers
  • 3000 anaesthesia procedures
  • 3 surgery wards

Contact Details and Location

Rue Laennec 69, 373 Lyon Cedex 08, France

Tel: +33 (04) 78 78 28 28

Email: blancn@lyon.fnclcc.fr

Website: http://www.lyon.fnclcc.fr/english_version/index_eng.html

Useful Links

  • National Federation of French Cancer Centres
    Haute Autorité de Santé

  • Key departments and research areas: Oncogenesis and Tumour Progression, Apoptosis, Cancer and Development, Molecular genetics, signalling and cancer, Viral oncology and biotherapies, Senescence Escape Mechanisms, Nuclear Domains and Pathologies Team, Translational research, Experimental surgery, Image guided radiation therapy, Cancer, Environment and Health Economics, Sarcomas and Medical Evaluation, Prevention and epidemiology unit (UPEG), Constitutional genetics and common cancers, Cellular therapy, Clinical Research

Founding partners

European Cancer Organisation European Institute of Oncology

Founding Charities

Foundazione Umberto Veronesi Fondazione IEO Swiss Bridge

Published by

ecancer Global Foundation