Oncology Massage

Oncology massage is a gentle form of massage designed to relieve tension often experienced by patients. It may also reduce symptoms such as nausea, pain fatigue and anxiety.

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What are the details?

Our specialised Oncology Massage Therapists are trained to provide massage to people with cancer and can adapt the massage to suit your individual needs. As well as being relaxing, massage can be particularly beneficial if you are experiencing pain, nausea, anxiety, fatigue, sleep difficulties, stiffness or limited range of movement. 

Massage can be received through clothing, or applied with oil on the skin.

Where is it provided?

Oncology massage is provided on the ONJ Centre inpatient wards, in Day Oncology on Level 3, Radiation Oncology on Level 2 and in the Wellness Centre treatment rooms on Level 3R.

Who is eligible?

Individual massage services are available to all ONJ Centre patients. 

How do I book?

Massages in the Wellness Centre:

  • In person at the Level 3 Reception desk, or by calling +61 3 9496 9838.

Massage in Day Oncology, Radiation Oncology, ONJ Centre inpatient wards or Palliative Care:

  • Please speak to your nurse if you would like to access this service.