The treatment centre was funded by a joint project between Wigan, The Christie and Macmillan to provide 13 treatment spaces and some outpatient clinics for specific disease groups, administering up to 4,000 treatments a year. If you would like to receive your treatment at Wigan, please contact The Christie chemotherapy outreach team on 0161 918 7654.

The Christie cancer unit at Wigan holds consultant-led SACT clinics at the Cancer Centre at Royal Albert Edward Infirmary and treatment is delivered by chemotherapy nurses employed by Royal Bolton Hospital.

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.

Capacity and activity

  • 13 treatment chairs
  • 3, 800 treatments a year
  • Breast and colorectal consultant led clinics
  • Nurse led protocols

Treatments delivered

OXMDG Faslodex
OXCap Zolodronic Acid
IRMDG Irinotecan
FEC Mitomycin
EC MDG
Paclitaxel Oxaliplatin
Docetaxel Quasar
Trastuzumab Abraxane
Denusomab Eribulin
Epirubicin

How to find The Christie cancer unit at Wigan

Cancer Centre,
Royal Albert Edward Infirmary,
Wigan Lane,
Wigan,
WN1 2NN