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.


The Royal Marsden offers a comprehensive specialist service for the staging, treatment and hospital care of patients with gastrointestinal cancers. 

An individualised treatment plan is made for each patient by a specialist multidisciplinary team of medical oncologists, clinical oncologists, surgeons, histopathologists, molecular pathologists, gastroenterologists and clinical nurse specialists. 

Services available at The Royal Marsden include:

  • Diagnosis, tests and investigations: primary assessment and diagnosis
  • Specialist review and second opinion
  • Staging and investigation
  • Cancer genetics   
  • Chemotherapy  
  • Radiotherapy    
  • Surgery, including sphincter-sparing surgery and trans-endoscopic microsurgery (TEMS)
  • Critical care    
  • Rehabilitation    
  • Palliative and supportive care  
  • Clinical trials    
  • Diagnosis and staging