Extracorporeal photopheresis

We were the first centre in the UK to offer photopheresis treatment.

Photopheresis is also known as extracorporeal photopheresis (ECP). It involves separating the white blood cells from your blood by a machine. They are then treated with a light-activated drug and ultraviolet light.

We're one of the largest and busiest ECP nurse-led centres in the world. 

We use ECP to treat:

Our consultants

Fiona Child

Research and clinical trials

Research is vital to improving the care that you receive. You can help improve healthcare by taking part in research studies at our Trust. During your appointment, ask your healthcare professional about research. They'll be happy to tell you about research studies you could be eligible to join.

You can email [email protected] for more information.

Last updated: 7 September 2022

Contact us

Phone: 020 7188 6308 or 020 7188 6897

Email: [email protected]

We aim to respond to your email within 2 working days.

Location: chemotherapy village, level C1, Cancer Centre at Guy's, Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT

We're open:

  • Monday to Friday, 8am to 7.30pm
  • Saturday, 8am to 4pm

Do you have any comments or concerns about your care?

Contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

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