Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Hospital dedicated to cancer diagnosis, treatment, research and education.

The Royal Marsden is a world-leading cancer centre specialising in cancer diagnosis, treatment, research and education.

We have two hospitals: one in Chelsea, London, and another in Sutton, Surrey. Also in Surrey, we have a Medical Daycare Unit in Kingston.

We are also partners with The Institute of Cancer Research. Through this partnership, we undertake groundbreaking research into new cancer drug therapies and treatments. The partnership makes us the biggest and most comprehensive cancer centre in Europe, with a combined staff of 3,500.

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People at Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Academic James Larkin - Consultant Medical Oncologist at Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust.

Academic Julia Chisholm - Paediatric Oncologist at Royal Marsden Hospital.

Academic John Butler - Consultant Gynaecological Oncology Surgeon at Royal Marsden Hospital.

Academic David Cunningham - Consultant Medical Oncologist and Director of Clinical Research at The Royal Marsden in London and Surrey.

Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust News

New cancer drug shrinks tumour in phase 1 trial

BBC - 23-Jun-2020

Indeed a new precision approach sparing healthy cells


A new and innovative way of delivering targeted chemotherapy to cancer tumours

BBC - 18-Dec-2019

Improving effectiveness with reduced side effects - fingers crossed for this first-in-person trial


An effective immunotherapy for advanced prostate cancer

BBC - 28-Nov-2019

Only 5% saw their tumours shrink, but may be more successful if used earlier


Pembrolizumab: effective immunotherapy for advanced head and neck cancer

BBC - 23-Nov-2019

Needs to identify those who will respond to treatment before starting immunotherapy


Skin cancer survival rate up jumps 10-fold in just 10 years

BBC - 28-Sep-2019

UK doctors announce that more than half of the patients can now survive advanced melanoma


A real shift in cancer treatment

BBC - 23-Sep-2019

New drugs present precision medicine, they are based on the genetic make-up of each patient's tumour