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

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.


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