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Coronavirus (COVID-19) latest: Visiting The Royal Marsden is still suspended, but we want to reassure our patients, their families and anyone worried about cancer during this difficult time that we are still delivering treatment - the hospital is open. Please see more information here about how we are keeping everyone safe.

Haemato-oncology Unit: information for healthcare professionals

We deliver state-of-the-art treatment in an environment which facilitates ongoing research, allowing the very latest developments to be integrated into the routine care of patients.

Features of the Haemato-Oncology Unit

The Haemato-Oncology Unit provides a comprehensive service for the diagnosis and management of all haematological malignancies. Services are provided through disease-specific clinics.

Features include:

  • Two inpatient wards in Sutton: Bud Flanagan East and West, as well as private beds on Robert Tiffany ward 
  • Private inpatient beds on Wiltshaw Ward, Chelsea
  • Specialised inpatient units for the delivery of intensive chemotherapy and bone marrow transplantation
  • A two-bedroom apartment in the hospital grounds is available for patients during the early part of transplantation or high-dose chemotherapy (Sutton only)
  • Day care services such as chemotherapy and supportive care 
  • A dedicated apheresis bay for the collection of haematopoietic stem cells, leucopheresis and plasma cell exchange (Sutton only)
  • Procedure suites for bone marrow transplants, line insertion and lumbar punctures.
  • Specialist Integrated Haematological Malignancies Diagnostic Service (SIHMDS) for both NHS and private patients
  • The transplant team is one of the busiest in the UK and offers bone marrow/stem cell/cord blood transplants
  • The unit has a high profile with all major relevant international bodies, and collaborates in national and international trials

In order to give our patients the best outcomes, a holistic approach to diagnosis and care is at the heart of what we do