The Christie Cancer Unit at Dr Kershaw’s Hospice

The Christie cancer unit delivers selected chemotherapy treatments every Monday and Friday in the Well-being Centre at Dr Kershaw’s Hospice. The service started in Autumn 2019 and is delivered by nurses from The Christie.

Treatments from The Christie

Below, you will find more information about the treatments that are currently delivered at the Hospice.

  • 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 Access Treatment from The Christie at Dr Kershaw’s Hospice

If you would like to know more about having your treatment at Dr Kershaw’s Hospice please speak to your doctor or the nursing team at The Christie.

Alternatively, please contact The Christie SACT Outreach Team on 0161 918 7654.

To find out more please click here to watch this short video.