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Mobile Chemotherapy Unit
Mobile Chemotherapy Unit
Mobile Chemotherapy Unit
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Mobile Chemotherapy Unit (MCU)

The mobile unit provides anti-cancer and supportive treatments in a comfortable environment.

The Mobile Chemotherapy Unit is provided by the charity Hope for Tomorrow and is named Caron, after Caron Keating, who passed away on 13 April 2004, following her battle with cancer.

Our mobile unit drivers are Barry Alderson and Bryan Baird.

Sites:

Monday and Tuesday Herne Bay, Queen Victoria Hospital

Wednesday Cheriton, Tesco

Thursday Dover, Whitfield Tesco

Friday – Sandwich, Discovery Park

Times as required

Cancer Care Line

Contact The Cancer Care Line:  01227 868666

  (Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm)

This is a central helpline for all patients who have come into contact with a Macmillan Clinical Nurse Specialist or the Macmillan Acute Oncology Team. Not all people that are given this number have cancer, some maybe undergoing investigations to rule it out.

The people that answer your calls are not medically trained and in order for them to direct you to correct person/ team, they will ask for some clinical and personal information.

The Macmillan Clinical Nurse Specialists run designated phone clinics, therefore if appropriate you will be booked onto the next available telephone clinic which may not be the same day.

If the Cancer Care Line Co-ordinator's triage indicates you require urgent clinical advice, you will be put through to the specialist nurse of the day.

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