A big well done to Sam and Lucas for representing The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity as excellent mascots at the Aegon Championships at the Queen’s Club on Saturday, walking out on semi-finals day with Gilles Muller and Marin Cilic.

Sam was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in December 2013 and Lucas was diagnosed with neuroblastoma in May 2015. Both received treatment at The Royal...
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A big well done to Sam and Lucas for representing The Royal
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A world-class facility for breast cancer research, the Ralph Lauren Centre for Breast Cancer Research is staffed by a team of world-renowned clinicians and scientists working with the latest technology to set a benchmark for cancer research around the world.

This centre is funded by supporters of The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, including a generous donation from Ralph Lauren.

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A worldclass facility for breast cancer research the Ralph Lauren Centre for

The Ralph Lauren Centre for Breast Cancer Research | The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

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You funded the West Wing Clinical Research Centre.

The £2.6million centre opened in 2014 for patients on clinical trials.

The centre enables the rapid and effective translation of scientific findings regarding the genetic and molecular basis of cancer into improved targeted therapies, which is central to our personalised medicine strategy.

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You funded the West Wing Clinical Research Centre
Happy Father's Day!

Fathers, sons and mentors are once again teaming up today for #FatherandSonDay to increase awareness of male cancers and raise money for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity.

The campaign was set up in 2014 by Daniel Marks and Jack Dyson, two friends who both survived testicular cancer, and whose fathers have also had cancer. Since then, they have raised more than £100,000...
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Happy Fathers Day Fathers sons and mentors are once again teaming up
Happy Birthday to our Patron, Her Majesty The Queen! As Patron she officially opened our hospital in Sutton in 1963 and she opened the Markus Rehabilitation Centre in 2001. Thank you for your continued support Your Majesty
Happy Birthday to our Patron Her Majesty The Queen As Patron she
We’re deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Emmy Coates. She was such an inspiration and made a huge impact on everyone who met her, including Royal Marsden staff and other patients. Emmy and Jake took on some amazing fundraising challenges for us, which included the Tandemonium Tandem challenge, The Marsden March and creating the Tara & Tyrone book. Their incredible support raised more...
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Were deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Emmy Coates She
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The Royal Marsden focuses on research into the latest cancer treatments and techniques, ensuring our patients have access to pioneering clinical trials.

John was diagnosed with bowel cancer when he was 27 after he started to experience bleeding and mucus in his stools. He was the first patient in the country to go on the Wait and See Trial at The Royal Marsden which used imaging,...
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The Royal Marsden focuses on research into the latest cancer treatments and
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"I've volunteered for the charity since my son, Alexander, died 20 years ago from a soft-tissue sarcoma. I wanted to show my gratitude for all the care shown to him. The hospital and charity mean everything to me – they represent a huge part of my life.

"My role involves coordinating other volunteers and organising small events such as bucket collections in local supermarkets or village fetes...
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Ive volunteered for the charity since my son Alexander died 20 years
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Simon White, 44, was diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer in October 2016. Following surgery and chemotherapy, he agreed to take part in clinical trial called LungArt, which aims to find out if radiotherapy following surgery can help prevent the cancer coming back. For Simon, it means receiving radiotherapy every week day for over five weeks.

“I agreed to take part in LungArt to give...
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Simon White 44 was diagnosed with nonsmall cell lung cancer in October
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The Oak Centre for Children and Young People (OCCYP) has been revolutionising young cancer patients’ treatment since 2011.

Funded by The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, the £18-million centre doubled our patient capacity – we’re now treating 600 inpatients and more than 5,000 day patients every year.

Aside from being the principal treatment centre for all children with cancer in the South...
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“I was diagnosed with cancer in 2013 and during my stay at The Royal Marsden, I turned to books and comics to get through the long repetitive days.

“I would like to give that experience to the children I feel are the real superheroes in life - who take on the challenges of long-term illnesses with a strength that is unmeasured.

“Every child deserves to know they are a superhero as...
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I was diagnosed with cancer in 2013 and during my stay at
‘Vann Fest started as a way to raise money for The Royal Marsden because they took such great care of my nan and grandad, Bob and Hilda Miles”

‘Over the past few years, the event has grown to be more than just a family BBQ. We started to invite bands to play in the garden and in 2015 we worked with a group of volunteers to open Vann Fest as a family event. We use local bands, and local...
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Vann Fest started as a way to raise money for The Royal
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Here’s why radiographer Cheryl volunteers for the charity. Find out more about volunteering [ Bit.ly Link ]

#VolunteersWeek
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'Ten years ago this week I started chemotherapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma and it seemed like my life was coming to an end.

'Little did I know that I'd still be here ten years later and my hospital appointment card would be framed #grateful'

Fitness writer Graham posted this poignant message about his time at The Royal Marsden.

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Ten years ago this week I started chemotherapy for nonHodgkin lymphoma and
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“It was not a big decision for me to go on a Phase I trial, I had no other treatment choices so felt this was my only option. I had quite a bit of chemotherapy, and now some radiotherapy. There’s nothing left but trials now.

“I like being on a trial as I feel part of something and just want to feel I am doing something to get better. I feel very well looked after and the Drug Development team...
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It was not a big decision for me to go on a
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Volunteering your time is a very special gift. Thanks to the support we receive from our volunteers we are continuing to help The Royal Marsden make life better for people with cancer.

So, on #VolunteersWeek, we'd like to say a big thank you to all our selfless volunteers!

If you'd like to join #TeamMarsden and volunteer for us, you can find more details here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Earlier in the month, we welcomed HRH The Duke of Cambridge to celebrate his tenth anniversary as President of The Royal Marsden.

The Duke visited the Radiotherapy Department and Oak Centre for Children and Young People.

Here are some pictures from the day.
Earlier in the month we welcomed HRH The Duke of Cambridge to
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A ringing success: Blue rings ‘end of treatment bell’ thanks to a miracle treatment – and people like you.

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Miracle treatment saves Blue's life

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It's the last few days of #NationalWalkingMonth
So why not sign up for the South Downs Trekathon
A tough event, over rolling downs and cliffs.
An enormous challenge for walkers.
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It's the last few days of NationalWalkingMonth

South Downs Trekathon for The Royal Marsden

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Good luck to those taking part in the Emirates Spinnaker Tower abseil tomorrow!

Steve Smiley will abseil 100 metres down the side of the iconic building. His partner Jan has been under the care of The Royal Marsden since she was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in 2009.

“It is the least I can do to help raise money and awareness for the work The Royal Marsden does,” said Steve.

If you...
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Good luck to those taking part in the Emirates Spinnaker Tower abseil tomorrow
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