Cancer Services

Radiotherapy treatment room at James Cook

We are the specialist centre for cancer treatment for the Teesside region and surrounding areas covering a population of 1.1 million people.

Cancer services is the overarching team within South Tees Hospitals which provides diagnosis, care, treatment and support for patients with cancer diagnoses.

In terms of treatment we are able to offer some of the most advanced and cutting-edge methods of radi

otherapy and chemotherapy delivered by our oncology unit which is recognised as a pioneering centre making around 100,000 patient contacts each year.  We also provide specialised cancer surgery for a wide-range of cancer performing over 2,000 operations each year.

Our experienced and skilled professionals from many disciplines come together to work as multi-disciplinary teams (MDT) to ensure that our patients receive the best and most appropriate standard of care across the spectrum of cancer sites including:

  • BreastNurse station chemotherapy James Cook Hospital
  • Lung
  • Cardiothoracics
  • Colorectal
  • Haematology
  • Upper gastrointestinal
  • Skin
  • Gynaecology
  • Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan CentreUrology
  • Head and neck
  • Thyroid
  • Brain and central nervous system

Supportive care

In addition to front-end diagnosis and treatment we provide further supportive care services through our:

Our clinical trials unit runs many studies, including National Cancer Research Network trials.

South Tees Hospitals Cancer Strategy (2mb)
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Cancer support poster

Find local support services with this interactive map from Macmillan

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Further information is available from our resource directory including details of local and national support groups.

The above map is designed as a general guide and while we endeavour to keep this map up to date we cannot guarantee the information provided will always be the latest available. Through this dashboard you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.  The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation.

Related services

You may also be interested in these related services from South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: