The Royal Marsden's Early Diagnosis and Detection Centre is a leading research facility dedicated to early cancer diagnosis and detection programmes.

What is ED&D?

Early diagnosis and detection (ED&D) proposes a two-step diagnostic strategy to detect cancer at its earliest, most curable stage.

Current activity

Our current research projects demonstrate our place as a leading Early Diagnosis and Detection Centre.

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Meet the team

Who we are and what we do.


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If you have a query relating to the Centre, please contact us.

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The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity raises money solely to support The Royal Marsden. Money raised by our supporters means The Royal Marsden can continue to support life-saving research.