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We're here for you

The Rutherford Cancer Centres are the UK's first provider of high energy proton beam therapy, alongside the most advanced private cancer treatment facilities.

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.

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

RAPID CONSULTATIONS

If you have your medical records ready, we can offer a quick consultation.

The Rutherford Cancer Centres provide high quality cancer care

Treatments available to international patients

Across our UK network of centres, our consultants, specialists and staff provide an all-encompassing cancer
care service. Our team of consultants, supported by our highly dedicated clinical team and state-of-the-art
facilities, will provide you with exceptional healthcare from start to finish.

Proton Beam Therapy

Proton Beam Therapy

Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy

Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy

Immunotherapy

Immunotherapy

MR-linac radiotherapy

MR-linac radiotherapy

Surgery

Surgery

Find a consultant at the Rutherford

Our UK leading consultants all specialise in specific types of cancers and areas of the body.

Dr Rhian Davies

Biography Dr Rhian Davies is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist specialising in the management of urological cancers....

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Dr Rhian Davies

Dr Hans van der Voet

Biography Dr Hans van der Voet is a senior consultant clinical oncologist and radiotherapy lead at the James Cook U...

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Dr Hans van der Voet

Dr Jason Lester

Biography Dr Jason Lester is a senior Consultant Clinical Oncologist based in South Wales. He trained and qualified...

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Dr Jason Lester

Prof Roger Taylor

Biography Professor Roger Taylor is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist specialising in the treatment of patients with...

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Prof Roger Taylor

Prof Peter Barrett-Lee

Biography Professor Peter Barrett-Lee is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Professor of Oncology in the School of M...

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Prof Peter Barrett-Lee

Dr Gaurav Kumar

Biography Dr Gaurav Kumar received primary medical education and core oncology training from India. After working a...

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Dr Gaurav Kumar

Dr Cheng Boon

Biography Dr Cheng Boon is Consultant Clinical Oncologist at the Worcester Oncology Centre at Worcester Royal Hospi...

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Dr Cheng Boon

Dr Brinda Sethugavalar

Biography Dr Brinda Sethugavalar studied primary medical education at the University of Dundee Medical School and o...

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Dr Brinda Sethugavalar

Dr Shanmugasundaram Ramkumar

Biography Dr Ramkumar is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist specialising in non-surgical treatment of Head and Neck c...

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Dr Shanmugasundaram Ramkumar

Dr Sarah Harris

Biography Dr Sarah Harris qualified from King's College Hospital in 1989. She worked as Consultant Clinical Oncolog...

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Dr Sarah Harris

Our concierge services

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

This includes:
  • A Patient Liaison Officer throughout treatment
  • Advice on arranging flights from your country
  • Help with information on VISA arrangements
  • Travel and accommodation arrangements
  • Chauffer services throughout the stay in the UK (for airport transfers and daily transfers to the centres)
  • Choice of a five-star hotel or self-catering accommodation
  • Advice on leisure activities and sightseeing opportunities

As a patient travelling to us for treatment, we 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 be met upon request.

Patient Journey

Rutherford Cancer Centres provide high quality cancer care. Your patient journey with us will be
as smooth as possible, without delay and will go beyond best practice. Here is a typical patient
pathway for starting treatment at the Rutherford Cancer Centres.

Video Case Studies

Transforming Cancer care

We're here - right where you need us

From diagnosis through to treatment and recovery, we ensure you have access to the latest treatment options and support you on your cancer journey every step of the way.

What is proton beam therapy?

An overview of what proton beam therapy is and how it works

Simon Hardacre

The UK's first high energy proton beam therapy patient


Nicola's Story

Nicola shares her story on her diagnosis and her cancer journey at the Rutherford

We're here - right where you need us

From diagnosis through to treatment and recovery, we ensure you have access to the latest treatment options and support you on your cancer journey every step of the way.

What is proton beam therapy?

An overview of what proton beam therapy is and how it works

Simon Hardacre

The UK's first high energy proton beam therapy patient


Nicola's Story

Nicola shares her story on her diagnosis and her cancer journey at the Rutherford

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 Satisfaction Survey - Rutherford Cancer Centre South Wales

August 2019

Thank you for making what can be a difficult time much more pleasurable! It’s been a much easier treatment seeing your smiling faces every day!

Patient Satisfaction Survey - Rutherford Cancer Centre Thames Valley

July 2019

All staff have been incredibly friendly, welcoming and approachable which has made the whole experience really easy. Also very accommodating when changing appointment times.

Patient Satisfaction Survey - Rutherford Cancer Centre Thames Valley

July 2019

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Get in Touch

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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