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Northern Centre for Cancer Care (NCCC) at The Freeman Hospital

Northern Centre for Cancer Care (NCCC) at The Freeman Hospital

Regional Cancer Centre opened in 2009 housing state of the art facilities to deliver comprehensive cancer care to patients in the Northern Region. Clinical trials catchment population of 3.5M. The Cancer Centre has inpatient facilities as well as a busy day treatment centre, and an increasing number of affiliated ambulatory care units. NCCC coordinates deliver of cancer care across the region on a hub and spoke model, with consultants providing cancer care also in multiple district hospitals across Northumberland and County Durham. The Sir Bobby Robson unit, a dedicated early phase trials unit, is located within NCCC.

Groups at NCCC

  • early Phase cancer trials team
  • late phase and haematology trials team

Facilities and technologies at NCCC

  • chemotherapy day unit
  • inpatient wards
    • including bone marrow transplantation unit
  • apheresis facilities
  • radiotherapy facilities
    • including SABR, tomotherapy, SRS, IGRT, IMRT
  • palliative care and symptom support team

Find out more about NCCC