Cancer treatment for overseas visitors

You might be able to have cancer treatment in the UK if you’re from overseas. National Health Service (NHS) treatment might be available in certain circumstances. Or you might consider private treatment. 

We have information on how to find cancer organisations in your own country.

Getting NHS treatment

Some people from overseas might be able to have National Health Service treatment in certain situations.

Getting private treatment

Anyone from overseas can come to the UK for private treatment if they can afford to pay for it. But it's important to think about this carefully.

Overseas cancer organisations

Find out how to get the details of an international cancer organisation.

Last reviewed: 
03 Apr 2019
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