Coronavirus (COVID-19): visiting The Royal Marsden suspended

Due to the increasing numbers of cases of coronavirus across the UK, we have suspended all visiting to The Royal Marsden apart from specific circumstances. Read here for more information.

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  • A pioneering new type of radiotherapy machine opened by Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has the potential to transform the care of cancer patients by directing radiation even at tumours that move during treatment.

  • Kennaway Ward is an 11-bed, predominantly male ward dealing with chemotherapy and radiotherapy for head and neck, urological, gastrointestinal and lung cancers, neuro-oncology, and care for patients undergoing minor sarcoma surgery.

  • Every March and September, The Royal Marsden is assessed against the BS EN ISO 9001:2008 quality standard for radiotherapy and chemotherapy services by an external assessor from the British Standards Institution (BSI).

  • There may be times during your cancer treatment when you are unable to eat well. Losing weight or having a reduced food intake can make it more difficult for you to cope with treatments like surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy.

  • The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, along with its academic partner The Institute of Cancer Research, London, will play a key role in pioneering the next generation of radiotherapy treatment.