About this site

This website aims to provide easy-to-understand information on the services and facilities of The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust as well as general patient information on cancer and its treatments.

The intended audiences of this website are:

  • patients, carers and their families and friends
  • healthcare professionals
  • Royal Marsden staff
  • supporters, e.g. Foundation Trust Members or Royal Marsden Cancer Campaign fundraisers
  • journalists
  • the general public.

If you are a patient at another hospital, you may still find this site a useful source of information but please bear in mind that clinical practice may be different in the hospital where you are being treated.

Medical information

The information on this website on cancer and its treatments is meant to provide a basic guide. More detailed information is available elsewhere should you wish to find out more. The information on this website is not meant to take the place of professional medical advice. Every cancer patient's experience is unique and the information contained on this website is aimed at a general audience.

If you have been diagnosed with cancer, please talk to the doctors and nurses who are caring for you about your diagnosis and treatment. If you have not been diagnosed with cancer but are worried about your health, please consult your GP so that they can arrange appropriate tests.

Who is responsible for this website?

This website is maintained by members of The Royal Marsden’s Marketing and Communications and Computing departments. You can send feedback to them using the email contact form.

Content on this website is written in collaboration with, and checked prior to publication by, Royal Marsden staff.

This website was planned, designed and built in collaboration with Moving Brands.

Standards, guidelines and cross-browser compatibility

This website endeavours to conform to The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) standards and guidelines on accessibility, HTML and CSS.

Accessibility guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities. Conformance with these guidelines will help make the web more user friendly for all people. Find out more about accessibility on this website.

This site has been built using code compliant with W3C standards for HTML and CSS. The site displays correctly in current browsers and should also display correctly in future browsers.

Should you experience any difficulty in accessing this website, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Review policy

Where necessary, content on this website is subject to review. Some pages (e.g. news items) are considered archive material and are not reviewed, but most pages are reviewed between every six and 12 months depending on their content. Many pages will be reviewed even more frequently to ensure they reflect the latest developments at The Royal Marsden.

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