The Royal Marsden
The Royal Marsden is a world-leading cancer centre specialising in cancer diagnosis, treatment, research and education.
Together with its academic partner, The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), it is the largest comprehensive cancer centre in Europe, treating over 50,000 NHS and private patients a year. It has an international reputation for ground-breaking research and pioneering the very latest treatments and technologies.
The Royal Marsden was founded in 1851 by William Marsden, the world’s first hospital dedicated to cancer. It has two hospitals: Chelsea, London and Sutton, Surrey, as well as a Medical Daycare Unit at Kingston Hospital. Today it continues to build on the legacy constantly raising standards to improve the lives of cancer patients from across the UK and abroad.