To help stop the spread of COVID-19, we ask that all patients and visitors to The Royal Marsden wear a mask when on site.
Please see our dedicated advice page for more details.
At The Royal Marsden, we deal with cancer every day so we understand how valuable life is. And when people entrust their lives to us, they have the right to demand the very best.
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With dedicated units for all cancer types, The Royal Marsden provides care during diagnosis, treatment and beyond, and has specialist paediatric facilities for children and young people.
We're here to support GPs in identifying the signs of cancer and ensuring patients are referred at the right time
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The Royal Marsden School is a centre of educational excellence, offering courses in cancer care and practical training for all healthcare professionals.
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The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity raises money solely to support The Royal Marsden. With your help we can continue to be there for everyone who needs us.
Astrocytomas are the most common type of glioma. You will often hear the terms astrocytoma and glioma used interchangeably.