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At the Rutherford Cancer Centres we understand that a cancer diagnosis can turn your life upside down. We are here to listen, understand, support and provide seamless access to our state-of-the-art treatment and diagnostic facilities in the United Kingdom.

Private cancer patients from overseas can expect a five star service, with state-of-the-art treatment services and a patient pathway caters for each one of your needs that goes beyond best practice. This bespoke approach to your cancer journey will always be delivered by our warm and welcoming multidisciplinary team, who will tailor a treatment pathway to suit your individual needs for the best possible clinical outcome.

Our brand-new facilities set in peaceful surroundings aim to promote calm and wellbeing. It is this ‘made-to-measure’ approach that allows us to work with you to deliver outcome-focussed, personalised cancer care using the latest technology and therapies available to our world leading team.

Contact us to find out more about the treatments and services we offer to international patients.

Rapid consultations: If you have your medical records ready to send to us, we can offer a quick consultation.

Why choose the Rutherford Cancer Centres?

We are proud to be the UK’s first provider of high energy proton beam therapy, alongside the most advanced private cancer treatment facilities. Our commitment to you is to look after your wellbeing, which you would naturally expect from a world-leading private healthcare provider. We offer reassurance every step of the way, starting with your initial enquiry to lifelong ongoing support and peace of mind that the care you receive will be first class; personal to you and without delay.

All our international patients have access to our full concierge services including, ensuring a seamless patient pathway. This includes:

  • A Patient Liaison Officer throughout treatment
  • International travel arrangements
  • Chauffer services throughout the stay in the UK (for airport transfers and daily transfers to the centres)
  • Choice of 5 star hotel or self-catering accommodation
  • 0800 helpline 24 hours a day
  • Advice on leisure activities and sightseeing opportunities in the local area of the centre

As a patient flying to us for treatment, we can assure that you and your family members, are in good hands and we will endeavour to make your cancer journey as smooth as possible. Any further needs in addition to the above can met upon request.



Treatments available to international patients

With our team of consultants, supported by our highly dedicated clinical team and state-of-the-art facilities, you will experience exceptional healthcare, from your suitability assessment for proton beam therapy, radiotherapy, chemotherapy or immunotherapy needs.

Treatments and services available for international patients include:

Where we offer proton beam therapy:

We provide proton beam therapy at all our UK centres, which includes Reading (South East England), Newport (South Wales) and Northumberland (North East England). To find out more about our cancer centres, please visit the centres page.  

Cancers we treat with proton beam therapy

Before treatment begins, an oncologist will discuss and explain the full aim of the proton beam therapy treatment plan and if further services will be required alongside it. Proton beam therapy can be used as a sole method for treating certain cancers or used in combination with other cancer services, such as chemotherapy, or to ensure that any remaining cancerous cells are destroyed following tumour removal surgery.

Areas of the body we currently treat using proton beam therapy at the Rutherford Cancer Centres:

*The suitability of treating certain body areas with proton beam therapy is dependant on the location and staging of the cancer.

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Consultation service at Harley St

The Rutherford@Harley St consultation service provides excellence in patient consultation, based out of the prestigious consulting rooms and dedicated services of Harley Street in London. The Rutherford Cancer Centres are delighted to have partnered with the Phoenix Hospital Group to establish this exclusive consultation service.

Our exclusive consultation service is based at 9 & 25 Harley Street (in partnership with the Phoenix Hospital Group) and offers rapid access to initial consultations or second opinions in the heart of London’s famous medical district. The service is available to give seamless access to our network of private cancer treatment centres, with rapid and fast turnaround times.

The Rutherford Cancer Centres are the UK’s first provider of high energy proton beam therapy. Our independant consultants hold private practice at the Rutherford Cancer Centres and at the Phoenix Hospital Group based in Harley Street.

To find out more about our consultation service at Harley Street, please visit the Harley Street Consultations page.

Excellent staff, service. King and approachable at all times. Very supportive.

Patient Feedback - Rutherford Cancer Centre South Wales

September 2019

The staff at Rutherford have been excellent every time I visited - no complaints at all during my treatment.

Patient Feedback - Rutherford Cancer Centre South Wales

August 2019

Very helpful and friendly, excellent!

Patient Feedback - Rutherford Cancer Centre South Wales

August 2019

What a lovely, warm and relaxing place to be, when you're maybe not your best and don't feel like going through the things you need to. The staff are fab and help with everything, they make you feel human again!

Patient Feedback - Rutherford Cancer Centre South Wales

August 2019

Absolutely lovely, friendly warm welcome from everybody we saw, couldn't ask for anymore.

Patient Feedback - Rutherford Cancer Centre South Wales

July 2019

Friendly staff, nice location/setting.

Patient Feedback - Rutherford Cancer Centre South Wales

July 2019

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International Patient Guide

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If you'd like to speak to us about any of the treatments we offer please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Call us on 0800 210 0402 or

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