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Some of the massage courses and training we offer include:



Cancer Massage Therapy Courses (Oncology Massage Courses)
"Massaging with Confidence" Series

Cancer Massage Therapy Courses (Oncology Massage) - Think Tree, CMA & IGCT Accredited Course

cancer massage therapy courses / oncology massage

Cancer Massage Therapy Course (Oncology Massage) (CMA, IGCT & Think Tree Accredited)

This Cancer Massage therapy course (Oncology Massage course) is open to any individuals who have previous training in Body Massage or higher

It is open to practising massage therapists as well as Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors and Sports Science practitioners.

About this Cancer Massage Therapy Course ...

This course in Cancer Massage Therapy (Oncology Massage) aims to help qualified practitioners to work safely and effectively with clients with cancer, both as part as a programme for aiding recovery as well as palliative care.

The course will include a good understanding of cancer, its main causes as well as current allopathic treatment as well as the psychological effects of living cancer

The practical elements of this Cancer Massage Therapy course will cover the "do's and don'ts" for massage therapists, consultation, contraindications as well as how to adapt massage therapy so as to be able to deliver a safe and effective cancer massage treatment.

What will I learn in this Cancer Massage Therapy Course ...

This Cancer Massage Therapy course will systematically guide the student through the theory and practice of Cancer Massage therapy.  It will allow the smooth and effective integration of previously gained knowledge in the application of massage as part of Cancer care. 

The course will aim to provide clear guidelines and leave massage and body therapists confident on how to treat clients with cancer safely and effectively.

This Cancer Massage Therapy course will include the theory and clinical application and cover the following topics:

  • Overview of cancer
  • Main causes and types of cancer
  • Basics pathophysiology of cancer and its metastasis
  • Common allopathic treatments for cancer
  • Side effects of allopathic cancer treatment
  • Consultation guidelines for people with a history of cancer
  • The benefits of massage for those affected by cancer
  • How to safely carry out massage for those living with or have suffered from cancer
  • Positioning of the client and therapist
  • Emotional aspects - therapist and client
  • Contraindication for treatment and guidelines for safe and effective practice.


Cancer Massage Therapy Course Prerequisites ...

Students must hold an Ofqual accredited Level 3 Diploma in Massage including Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology - or equivalent, or higher.

Without an accredited Diploma, you may be able to attend the course, but you will not receive an IICT accredited certificate. This may affect your ability to obtain professional insurance.

Without an accredited Diploma you may not also be able to join the IICT, or other professional body.

When submitting your Student Details form, you must also supply us with copies of your existing accredited qualifications to receive the course certificate. Please note that your Diploma will NOT be issued until this has been submitted.
Supplying this information too late may result in your certificate being printed without the IICT logos. Additional charges may be incurred to print the correct certificate.

What does accredited mean?

Accredited qualifications are those that are reviewed, recognised and monitored by regulatory bodies in order to make sure that they meet specific criteria and quality standards.

Current UK accrediting bodies are;

  1. Ofqual
  2. SQA
  3. CCEA

You can read more about accredited qualifications here;  

Overseas Qualifications

If you have arrived in the UK from overseas and have existing qualifications, those qualifications may meet an acceptable standard in the UK. NARIC can provide an official document that states how your international qualifications compare to UK qualifications with a document called a ‘Statement of Comparability’.

You can also request an 'English Language Assessment' document, which may help determine your current level of English.

You can read more about NARIC here;

If you are unsure of your current course qualifications, please call the office to find out if your current qualifications can count towards this diploma. We will do our best to find out ways in which we can help you to successfully complete this course.

Cancer Massage Therapy Course Length ...

This Cancer Massage Therapy course is taught as a fast track and intensive program.

It is covered over a total period of 3 days.


What the Cancer Massage Therapy Exams Consist of ...

  • There will be daily SHORT multiple choice exams questions in the morning to assist your learning
  • There is pass or fail in this course program

Opportunities on Completing this Cancer Massage Therapy Course ...

Upon successful completion of our courses, our students have gone onto:

IGCT_approved_massage_course ThinkTree is an international professional association for healthcare, wellness and wellbeing. It is established by experts from the world of education, medical profession, business, therapy including subject matter experts, governing bodies and councils. 

It aims to help establish and maintain high professional standards both for the UK and Internationally as well as provide professional international recognition for therapists and wellness practitioners for all therapy disciplines.

The Complementary Medical Association's (The CMA) primary aim is to promote ethical, responsible, professional complementary medicine to the public and the medical profession.

We believe that by promoting The CMA and it's Registered Members though the media we are able to help the public and doctors to realise that complementary and integrative medicine is - when delivered safely and ethically - a viable and highly desirable form of healthcare.

In addition, here at The CMA, we are totally dedicated to representing "the professional face of complementary medicine" and by promoting research, education and knowledge in the field, we will help to stimulate demand for the medicine of the 21st century and beyond.

The CMA is great news for professional practitioners, ethical colleges and patients who demand and expect excellence in every aspect of treatment.

Our accredited Cancer Massage qualification is recognised by major insurance companies and practitioner insurance is available upon successful completion of this Cancer Massage course.

Successful completion of this diploma course will provide you with the title of "Cancer Massage Therapist", and the knowledge and techniques needed to give a professional and safe treatment.



General Information:

Inclusive Of: E-Course Materials and Electronic Certificate

Eligibility: Open to anyone with a Level 3 QCF qualification in Massage

Maximum 12 per course.

19th Aug (Weekdays) Code: CM 3.0

19 - 21st Aug (3 days)

Total £385.00 (Discounted before 12/8/2024) £395.00 Thereafter

Kings Cross

9.30am - 5.00pm (Approx)


25th November (Weekdays)Code: CM 3.0

25 - 27th Nov (3 days)

Total £385.00 (Discounted before 18/11/2024) £395.00 Thereafter

Kings Cross

9.30am - 4.30pm (Approx)


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