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Polyposis Registry – Referral

The Polyposis Registry welcomes referrals from GPs and hospital consultants/geneticists regarding individuals who have or are at risk of developing a polyposis syndrome (Familial Adenomatous Polyposis, MYH-Associated Polyposis, Peutz-Jegher’s Syndrome, Juvenile Polyposis, Serrated Polyposis, PTEN Harmartoma Tumour Syndrome). We are currently not on the choose and book system so a referral letter must be posted(…)

History of the Polyposis Registry

History of the Polyposis Registry The Polyposis Registry at St Mark’s Hospital represents possibly the longest running research project in the world. It began in 1924 when a Pathologist, Dr Cuthbert Dukes, and Mr J.P. Lockhart-Mummery, a surgeon, discussed some patients they thought to be both interesting and rare. These patients not only had multiple(…)

Polyposis Registry

Department of Inherited Intestinal Cancer Syndromes – The Polyposis Registry  The Inherited Intestinal Cancer Syndromes are more commonly known as “polyposis” and/or “Lynch Syndrome”. There are leaflets available to download providing information on the polyposis syndromes, which include: Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP) Peutz Jeghers Syndrome (PJS) Juvenile Polyposis Syndrome (JPS) MYH Associated Polyposis (MAP) Serrated(…)

Polyposis Patient Information

The Polyposis Team Vicky Cuthill, Lead Nurse/Manager of the Polyposis Registry Jackie Hawkins, Paediatric Polyposis Nurse Practitioner Patricia McGinty, Polyposis Nurse Specialist Advice from your Gastroenterologist Dr Andrew Latchford, Consultant Gastroenterologist and Assistant Director of the Polyposis Registry Advice from your Paediatrician Dr Warren Hyer, Consultant Paediatrician and Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist (1) Dr Warren Hyer,(…)

Polyposis Information Day

Polyposis Information Day The Polyposis Registry holds an information day for patients and their families once a year at St Mark’s Hospital. The purpose of the day is to provide information about polyposis in talks and informal sessions; with plenty of opportunity to ask questions on the day.  The Information Day for 2015 was held on Saturday 17th October;(…)

Sinha, Ashish

Mr Ashish Sinha BMBS BMedSci(Hons) MD FRCSConsultant Colorectal and General Surgeon Mr Ashish Sinha is a Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon and an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer Department of Surgery and Cancer at Imperial College, London. Mr Ashish Sinha qualified in medicine from the University of Nottingham and did his surgical specialisaton in London and(…)

The Lynch Syndrome Clinic

The Lynch Syndrome Clinic at St Mark’s, the National Bowel Hospital, looks after patients with Lynch Syndrome. The focus of this service is to provide people and families with this condition with lifelong multidisciplinary care with the aim of early diagnosis and prevention of cancer.  We work within the Family Cancer Clinic, and closely with colleagues in the Polyposis(…)

Services A-Z

St Mark’s is recognised as a national and international centre of clinical excellence for diagnosis and treatment of intestinal and colorectal disorders. We are proud of the range of clinical services we offer; which cover all aspects of colorectal disease and intestinal failure. Click on the links to find out more information about the clinical(…)

Wolfson Unit for Endoscopy

Contact for general queries regarding appointments: Tel: 020 8235 4130 Tel: 020 8235 4131 (24 hr answer phone service) Fax: 020 8235 4149 Description of Service The Wolfson Unit for Endoscopy at St Mark’s is world renowned, being the only unit in the UK to achieve international recognition as a centre of excellence for endoscopy research and training. It(…)

The Family Cancer Clinic

The Family Cancer Clinic at St Mark’s, the National Bowel Hospital, looks after patients with a family history of colorectal cancer (also known as bowel cancer), and other inherited cancers of the gastrointestinal tract (the gut). We also provide a specialist service for people with Lynch Syndrome which you can click to read more about(…)