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Welcome to our patient information section of Velindre Cancer Centre's web site.  Please select the areas you want to look at from the menu on the left.

What's going on this month?

Every Wednesday 3 - 7pm - Complementary therapies
Reflexology, reiki, Indian head massage, body massage and aromatherapy are available for carers, families and Velindre staff. Sessions are held in Outpatients and cost £20. To book a session contact 029 2061 5888 ext 6439.

Every Friday 10am - 12pm - Inpatient pampering sessions
Beauty Therapy students form Coleg Morgannwg offer pampering sessions every Friday morning. Basic hand and arm massage, manicure or facial are available free to inpatients. Ask your nurse for more information. 

Look good, feel better
These sessions give expert advice on make up and skin care to female patients. They are free to attend and you will receive a gift bag of products.

If you would like to book a session, or for more information please contact 029 2019 6132.  

7 - 9pm - Radiotherapy open evening (first Tuesday of each month except June when this will be Tuesday 12th).

If you are attending Velindre for radiotherapy this is a chance for you and any relatives or friends to come and have a look around before you start your treatment. The evening includes a presentation on radiotherapy, a tour of a treatment machine and information on anxiety. There will also be time for you to ask any questions you may have, or have a chat over a cup of tea and biscuits. To book a place, or for more information please contact:

Jane Mathlin or Mary Simmonds, Radiotherapy Review Clinic tel: 029 2061 5888 ext 6421
Chronic pain relaxation techniques
The following files are available from our Youtube channel ( or directly via the hyperlinks below:


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Last updated: 25/02/2014