In France, cancer treatments are structured owing to the authorization system: health establishments must obtain specific authorization from their regional public health authorities to treat cancer patients. This organization aims at guaranteeing of providing quality treatment all over the country.
Moreover, France has the unique feature of having Cancer Centers (CLCC) across the country in addition to its network of hospitals. These centers, which are exclusively dedicated to the fight against cancer, provide treatment plans, research and information, with a constant determination to increase the quality and accessibility of care.
In France, customized high quality treatments are given to cancer patients (surgery, radiation therapy, pain management) from the diagnosis stage up to the "after cancer" stage. In addition to monitoring via multidisciplinary consultation meetings, certain centers offer innovative therapies by participating in clinical trials.
Institut Mutualiste Montsouris
• 409 beds
• 17 departments
• Specializing in treating cancers