21 April 2020
- living with cancer, have had cancer in the past, or are worried that you have cancer
- a relative, friend or carer of someone living with cancer
this FAQ document contains the latest guidance from cancer charities on staying safe and accessing treatment/diagnosis.
We are open from 9.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday.
Patients are referred to the Outpatients Department when a diagnosis of cancer has been made and treatment is needed.
The Berkshire Cancer Centre sees patients diagnosed with a range of cancers including:
We also run a Hair Loss Advisory Clinic (women and men) where you can be supported in learning about alternatives such as buying a wig or tying a headscarf.
Please phone 0118 322 7888 or speak to your nurse specialist to make an appointment for this clinic.
Important information about your appointment
Your visit to the clinic is a good opportunity to discuss any questions you may have with your doctor. To make it easier, here are some things you can do to make the most of your appointment time:
Write down and prioritise the questions you want to ask
You may want to bring a relative or friend to help you remember the conversation.
Please ask for written information.
If you haven’t understood what has been said, please ask your doctor or nurse again.
It is important to us that you feel involved in the decisions being made about your care and treatment.
Opposite the reception desk on level 2 in the Main Entrance Block.
Berkshire Cancer Centre outpatients
NHS Foundation Trust
Reading RG1 5AN