IReC: the world’s first centre for recurrent head and neck cancers

The Trust has retained its ‘Outstanding’ rating as a Trust and ‘Outstanding’ rating for being well led

The Royal Marsden Annual Review 2020-21

The Oak Cancer Centre: Speeding up the translation of world-leading research into breakthroughs in treatment and care

Virtual consultations available from the comfort of your own home

The Royal Marsden, with the ICR, is ranked third in the world for the impact of its research

We are committed to improving early diagnosis, improving survival for cancer patients

At every stage of their cancer journey, every patient has access to the latest innovations and very best treatment

The Cancer Hub provided patients with access to urgent cancer surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic

Royal Marsden opens first UK site for new paediatric clinical trial

Leading cancer research and treatment since 1851

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We have two hospitals: Chelsea, London, and Sutton, Surrey and a Medical Day Unit at Kingston Hospital.


Find out more about services and consultants with information for patients, referrers and funders.


Find out more about services and consultants with information for patients, referrers and funders.

The world's first hospital dedicated to cancer diagnosis, treatment, research and education.

Doctor care

With dedicated units for all cancer types, The Royal Marsden provides care during diagnosis, treatment and beyond.


What to expect from your visit to hospital including information on what to bring with you, waiting times and tests.

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Access information about patient support groups available, The Royal Marsden Help Centre and download patient guides.

Patient at The Royal Marsden

Living with and beyond cancer

Information on managing your lifestyle, treatments and therapies available and where to get help and support.

We have been rated / 'Outstanding' / by the Care Quality Commission / (CQC).

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Nadia, Paediatric Staff Nurse

Meet Nadia

Nadia is a Paediatric Staff Nurse on McElwain Ward. Find out more about how Nadia can help.

With 800 trials open, the Trust offers the largest number of cancer research trials to patients, continuing its role as a global research leader.


In the National Cancer Patient Experience Survey results, the Trust placed in the top ten of Trusts in England and top trust in London, scoring 9 out of 10 for overall patients received.

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Top Ten

A new cancer surgical hub, the first in the country, was designed and led by the Trust and RM partners, to treat cancer patients safely during COVID-19.


Working at The Royal Marsden

Rated as CQC ‘Outstanding’, The Royal Marsden is a world leader in cancer care, pioneering treatment and ground-breaking research, and has achieved one of the best results for staff engagement across all acute specialist Trusts in the most recent NHS Staff Survey.

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Our charity

The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity raises money solely to support The Royal Marsden. With your help we can continue to be there for everyone who needs us.