Gastrointestinal

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