From initial consultation and diagnosis through to treatment and follow-up, Spire Alexandra Hospital in Chatham, Kent, is committed to giving each patient a high level of individualised care. Our goal is to help patients back to normal life as quickly as possible and to support them throughout the treatment process.
Early diagnosis is crucial for successful cancer treatment. Spire Alexandra offers fast access and quick results.
At Spire Alexandra Hospital we also work very closely with local NHS Trusts. In this way we ensure patients are fully supported by the appropriate multidisciplinary teams working closely with the Mid Kent Oncology Unit and the National Cancer Registry.The Spire Alexandra Hospital is also a BUPA approved unit for providing breast, bowel and gynaecological cancer care services.
Experienced cancer surgeons, radiologists, consultant oncologists work together to treat a wide range of cancers. Our private patient services include diagnosis, surgical treatment, and reconstructive surgery.
Early diagnosis is important for the successful treatment of cancer and to ensure the best possible outcome. Same-day appointments are often available for urgent tests. Patients can be referred by their GP or consultant for the following X-rays, scans and tests:
Find out more about the range of diagnostic services available at Spire Alexandra Hospital
Many of the consultant surgeons at Spire Alexandra Hospital specialise in cancer surgery. Your consultant surgeon will be with you throughout your journey, from your first out-patient visit to your aftercare and recovery plan. Our most recent appointment to this service is an oncoplastic consultant specialising in reconstructive breast surgery and sentinel node biopsy helping to reduce the risk of debilitating lymphoedema (swelling) in patients with breast cancer.
You will be looked after in your own private room and cared for by our experienced nursing team, who will do everything they can to make your recovery as comfortable as possible.
Breast cancer care
Spire Alexandra Hospital is a Bupa-approved breast cancer unit. Specialist breast care nurses work to give breast cancer patients the best possible support from the point of diagnosis, through surgery and ongoing treatment, including breast reconstruction options.
We can help with a range of cancers including:
- Breast cancer
- Colo-rectal cancers including bowel cancer
- Lung cancer and mesothelioma
- Some haematological conditions including lymphoma, myeloma and chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
- Gynaecological cancer including ovarian and cervical cancer
- Renal and urological cancers including prostate and testicular cancer
- Upper gastro-intestinal cancer (stomach, oesophagus, pancreas)
For more information about Spire Alexandra Hospital’s cancer service call 01634 662866.