The Christie Cancer Unit at Dr Kershaw’s Hospice

The Christie cancer unit delivers selected chemotherapy treatments every Monday and will be offering treatment on a Friday from 2021. The service started in Autumn 2019.

This is based in the Well-Being Centre by nurses 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

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 watch this short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UNecQYLG-x0&feature=youtu.be