The Tameside Macmillan Unit delivers treatment closer to home for those living in the Ashton area.

The Macmillan unit delivers selected chemotherapy treatments on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday each week. Patients can also have their bloods taken on these days at the Macmillan Unit.

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

There are 6 treatment chairs, delivering up to 20 treatments per day.

The Tameside Macmillan Unit delivers treatment 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
  • IRMDG
  • Mitomycin
  • MDG
  • Oxaliplatin single agent  
  • OXMDG
  • 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 Tameside Macmillan Unit

Tameside Macmillan Unit,
Tameside Hospital,
Fountain Street,
Ashton-under-Lyne,
OL6 9RW