Norwegian Radium Hospital

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Coordinates: 59°55′51.04″N 10°39′39.81″E / 59.9308444°N 10.6610583°E / 59.9308444; 10.6610583

Norwegian Radium Hospital

The Norwegian Radium Hospital (Norwegian: Radiumhospitalet) is a part of Oslo University Hospital in Oslo, Norway dedicated to cancer treatment. This part of the hospital is the most specialized hospital in Norway for cancer therapy and research on cancer.[1][2] It was founded in 1932, with Severin Andreas Heyerdahl as chief physician and director, and Hans L. C. Huitfeldt as chairman of the board. From 1983 to the merge with Rikshospitalet in 2005 Jan Vincents Johannessen was CEO.[3]

The Radium Hospital merged in 2005 with Rikshospitalet to create Rikshospitalet-Radiumhospitalet HF. On January 1, 2009, Rikshospitalet merged with Ullevål University Hospital and Aker University Hospital to create Oslo University Hospital.

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