The Christie is one of Europe's leading cancer centres, treating over 60,000 patients a year. We have a history of over 100 years of leading cancer care.

Based in Manchester, we provide a networked service to a population of 3.2 million across Greater Manchester and Cheshire, delivering care as close to patients’ homes as possible. As a national specialist centre, around a quarter of our patients come to us from across the UK.

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Chemotherapy means using medicines to treat cancer. There are lots of different chemotherapy medicines and we often give several medicines in combination to increase the effectiveness of treatment.

Christie Medical Physics and Engineering

Christie Medical Physics and Engineering (CMPE) provides medical physics and engineering support to a wide range of NHS and other institutions within the Cheshire, Greater Manchester and Lancashire area.

The Christie International

The Christie International offers accessible cancer expertise to healthcare organisations around the world.

Clinical oncology

Clinical oncologists are a type of cancer doctor. They provide radiotherapy and systemic treatments, such as chemotherapy.

Colorectal and Peritoneal Oncology Centre

The Colorectal and Peritoneal Oncology Centre at The Christie has an international reputation for treating advanced and early colorectal cancer, appendix tumours, peritoneal tumours, anal cancer and tumours within the pelvis.

Complex Discharge Team

The Complex Discharge Team support current inpatients with complex healthcare and nursing needs to ensure their discharge from hospital goes as smoothly as possible.

Complementary therapy

As an integrated part of the rehabilitation unit, we offer an award winning service which includes a range of complementary therapies, all free of charge to patients and carers alike.