Dr Kershaw's Hospice delivers treatment closer to home for those living in the Oldham area.

The Christie cancer unit at Dr Kershaw's Hospice delivers selected chemotherapy treatments on Monday and Friday.

There is also a phlebotomy service held on a Wednesday but patients can also attend for bloods on Monday and Friday.

Below, you will find more information on the number of treatment chairs we have and the treatments we deliver.

There are 6 treatment chairs at The Christie cancer unit at Dr Kershaw's.

Chemotherapy treatments are delivered 2 days a week and a bloods service on 3 days a week.

  • Carboplatin single agent
  • Carboplatin and Capecitabine
  • Desonumab
  • Docetaxel
  • Doxorubicin
  • Doxorubicin and Cyclophosphamide
  • Epirubicin single agent
  • Epirubicin and Cyclophosphamide (EC) 
  • Epirubicin, Oxaliplatin and Capecitabine (EOX)
  • Fluoraracil, Epirubicin and cyclophosphamide (FEC)
  • Faslodex injection
  • Gemcitabine
  • Gemcitabine and Capecitabine
  • Gemcitabine and Carboplatin
  • Gemcitabine Cisplatin
  • Irinotecan single agent
  • Mitomycin
  • MDG
  • Oxaliplatin single agent  
  • PCV 
  • Quasar
  • Trastuzumab IV and SC
  • Weekly Carboplatin
  • Weekly Paclitaxel
  • Weekly Paclitaxel and Carboplatin
  • Zolodronic Acid (Zometa)
  • Avastin single agent
  • Cetuximab single agent
  • Abraxane
  • Cabazitaxel
  • Caelyx
  • Cetuximab single agent
  • Eribulin
  • Aflibercept
  • Panitumumab
  • Pembrolizumab
  • Pemetrexed
  • Pemetrexed and Carboplatin
  • Pertuzumab/Trastuzumab
  • Nivolumab
  • Trastuzumab-emtansine (Kadcyla)
  • Atezolizumab

How to find The Christie cancer unit at Dr Kershaw's

The Well-Being Centre at Dr. Kershaw's Hospice,
Turf Ln,

Last updated: February 2021