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  • The Royal Marsden is leading one of the world’s first trials of immunotherapy in bowel cancer that has been removed by surgery. 

  • In July 2013, GPs from around the country came to The Royal Marsden to hear expert speakers talk about upper GI and bowel cancers

  • Upper gastrointestinal cancers include oesophageal cancer, stomach cancer, small bowel cancer, pancreatic cancer, liver cancer and cancers of the biliary system.

  • The day will summarise common changes in gastrointestinal function following cancer treatment such as small bowel bacterial overgrowth, bile acid malabsorption, pancreatic insufficiency and radiation proctopathy; and how to manage these in clinical practices.

  • Ovarian cancer is the sixth most common women’s cancer and the UK has one of the highest incidences of ovarian cancer in Europe.

  • The Royal Marsden provides a range of diagnosis, treatment and care services for patients with different types of cancer, including cancers specific to children and young people.

  • ​Lung cancer includes non-small cell, small cell, mesothelioma, thymoma and neuroendocrine tumours. The Royal Marsden offers a full range of lung cancer treatments and care services.

  • About 2,300 cases of larynx cancer are diagnosed in the UK each year. This makes larynx cancer relatively rare. It is more common in men than in women.

  • Blood cancers include myelomas and different variations of leukaemia and lymphoma. 

  • At The Royal Marsden we offer state-of-the-art diagnostics and treatment for prostate cancer.