BEATSON WEST OF SCOTLAND CANCER CENTER
The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre (BWSCC) is the lead centre for delivery of non-surgical cancer care for the West of Scotland, serving a population of 2.8 million and has clinical links with 16 hospitals in five health boards. An internationally known teaching centre, the BWSCC incorporates the academic units of Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Neuro-Oncology, Haematology and Palliative Care of the University of Glasgow.
The BWSCC is Scotland's largest cancer centre, and the second largest in the UK. Each year, the centre sees more than 8,000 new patients, delivers more than 15,000 courses of chemotherapy and administers over 6,500 courses of radiotherapy. Its equipment is amongst the best in Europe with 11 linear accelerators and a PET-CT. The centre has an international reputation in the field of cancer research and is equipped with a state-of-the-art clinical research unit (CRU), a clinical trials unit (CTU) and an analytical services unit (ASU).