“The Royal Marsden was like a home away from home. The staff there really go above and beyond their job.

"Sister Caroline was brilliant. I needed someone to sit me down and tell me the facts instead of being oversensitive and she understood that.”

25-year-old Georgina Haynes, who was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia in January 2015, talks about the care she received at The Royal...
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We're proud to provide world-leading research, treatment and care. Sometimes though, patients just need a hug #NationalHugDay
For the lovely people that have bought a Unity Band for #WorldCancerDay, here's a quick video showing you how to tie it.

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4 February is World Cancer Day and we’re proud to be one of ten UK cancer charities working together to unite everyone in a simple but powerful act – wearing a Unity Band.

The Unity Band is the icon of World Cancer Day. Every Unity Band purchased will support the work we do at The Royal Marsden - helping fund the development of new treatments that save lives and providing the very best in...
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World Cancer Day Unity Band

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“We’ve been treating childhood cancers at The Royal Marsden since the early 1970s but The Oak Centre for Children and Young People (OCCYP) gave us purpose-built facilities for children and young people – including a laboratory to increase our work in drug development for patients who no longer respond to standard treatments."

“Our multidisciplinary team treats patients aged one to 16 in a...
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We are celebrating the work of our founder Dr William Marsden. He opened the world’s first hospital dedicated to cancer before his death 150 years ago this week.

Here's a look at his life and #MarsdenLegacy:

Celebrating the legacy of our founder | The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

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“I had eighteen sessions of chemotherapy and it did not take long for me to get to know all the amazing nurses on the chemo ward.”

“They are always smiling, eager to know all about the things that you have been doing between sessions and always there to comfort you.

“They make you feel like a person and not just a cancer patient. The care they give you is nothing short of incredible.
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Five years ago, TRH the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge opened one of the largest comprehensive children’s cancer centres in Europe: The Royal Marsden’s Oak Centre for Children and Young People in Sutton.

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.

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The new year is in full swing now but here’s a reminder of just some of things you’ve helped us achieve in 2016.
The Marsden March 2017 is now full. Thank you so much to everyone who has signed up. We can’t wait to see you on Sunday 19 March!

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Quick – you have less than a week left to register for The Marsden March! Join us and walk 14 or 5 miles between our hospitals in Chelsea and Sutton on Sunday 19 March.

Funds raised in previous years have helped The Royal Marsden buy leading edge technology such as the latest MRI scanners, provide the best care by refurbishing patient wards to create a calm and welcoming environment, and...
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Here’s Tristan… we’ll let the budding comedian explain what this is all about :)
“We have served up 155,000 meals in The Oak Centre for Children and Young People’s two kitchens since it opened.

“We cook whatever our patients would like to eat, as their taste buds often change with treatment.

“We’re always looking at new ways to encourage patients to eat, such as hosting parties for the younger children and brunches – over 170 to date – for the teenagers.”

Head cook...
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A successful surgery requires the expertise of several people. Go behind the scenes to discover who is needed in the operating theatres.

Our supporters help contribute to state-of-the-art operating theatres like the Wolfson Surgical Suite below.

Front lines | The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

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New year, new challenge!

We’ve only got a handful of places left for the London to Paris cycle in May 2017 and the Vietnam to Cambodia challenge in October 2017. Learn more about how you can take part.

Sponsored cycle rides for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity

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Happy New Year to all our supporters and a big thank you for everything you've made possible in 2016. Find out more: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Here’s a look back at some of our most popular posts during 2016.
Chelsea footballers and Olympic gold medallists are just some of the people Ben Edwards has run with this year.

Ben has raised over his £22k target for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity by running at least two miles every day for a year in memory of his close friend Greg Thomson, who sadly lost his battle with cancer in February.

More than 400 people have joined Ben on his runs, including...
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