St George's Staff Awarded Cancer Team Of The Year

For its pioneering approach and care

A specialist cancer team based at the St George’s Hospital has been recognised with a national award for its pioneering approach and care for men facing penile cancer.

The dedicated multi-disciplinary team fought off competition from around the country and was praised for its outstanding work and transformation in penile cancer management. Penile cancer is a rare form of cancer and is only seen in 1 in 100,000 people. Judges were impressed by the team’s new surgical techniques and its work with charities to improve patient’s experiences.

Chloe Cox, Divisional Director of Operations for Surgery, Theatres Neurosciences and Cancer said: “We are thrilled that the penile cancer team have received this prestigious award. Our cancer teams have worked with tFor its pioneering approach and carehe London Cancer Alliance to improve care and outcomes for many patients by providing quicker screening diagnosis and treatment for cancer patients. Congratulations to the team”.

The dedicated department received the award from the QIC (Quality in Care programme) awards. The annual honours recognise good practice and teamwork between the NHS, patient groups and the industry in therapy areas such as cancer treatment.

January 20, 2015