Treatment and support

Should you wish to speak to someone about your specific course of treatment (chemotherapy, radiotherapy etc) then please contact the main switchboard on 0151 556 5000 and ask for the secretary of the consultant dealing with you.

Chemotherapy is a type of systemic anti-cancer therapy (SACT) that uses drugs to treat cancer.
Radiology uses scans/images of the inside of the body to help diagnose and treat cancer.
Information to follow.
Radiotherapy uses carefully calculated doses of radiation to treat cancer, as well as some non-malignant conditions.
Immunotherapy activates a person’s own immune system to identify and target their cancer.
Enhanced Supportive Care (ESC) helps people with cancer to cope with their illness and the treatment they are having.
Information for patients attending The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre for Brachytherapy treatment
Information about The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre's Hotline which provides urgent advice and care for patients with treatment side-effects or complications related to their cancer. The Hotline is staffed by specialist cancer nurses and is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This page also explains more about referral to our Clinical Decisions Unit (CDU). Patients must be referred to CDU. Please do not come to CDU unless you have been referred there.