About this service
We offer a range of chemotherapy and specialist haematological treatments. The majority of these treatments take place at the Headland Unit, a dedicated, purpose-built chemotherapy unit at the Royal Cornwall Hospital. We also have a mobile chemotherapy van that visits various areas of Cornwall including Penzance, Hayle and Bodmin.
Where to find us
Headland Unit, Truro
The headland unit is a dedicated, purpose-built chemotherapy unit at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro.
Directions from Trelawny main entrance
Take the first set of stairs on your left down to the ground floor, follow the corridor left past the pianos and the entrance to Headland is on the left (there is clear signage).
Directions from Link Corridor
As you enter link corridor turn left and follow the corridor, the entrance to Headland is the 4th door on the right (there is clear signage).
Mobile Chemotherapy Unit
We are also fortunate to have a mobile chemotherapy van that visits various areas of Cornwall including Penzance, Hayle and Bodmin. The mobile chemotherapy unit is maintained by the charity, Hope for Tomorrow, and makes a big difference for patients living in places far away from the Royal Cornwall Hospital, where trips for chemotherapy can take up to an hour and a half each way.
Information about chemotherapy
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Patient Information (Leaflets)
Professional careers in clinical oncology
Page last reviewed: 9 May 2023