The specialist cancer teams are led by surgeons, oncologists and consultant radiologists who are at the top of their careers and many hold senior positions at London’s renowned teaching hospitals.
There are more than 700 leading consultants working in these hospitals and they are supported by the very latest diagnostic and treatment technology. The main radiotherapy centre and the hub of the HCA Cancer Care Network is based at The Harley Street Clinic, a hospital with an international reputation for the high standards of cancer and cardiac treatments it provides.
World class cancer treatment facilities
The cancer centre at The Harley Street Clinic has the latest treatment technology available anywhere in the UK. It is the first hospital to install the revolutionary CyberKnife® robotic radiotherapy system which can target many tumours that were previously difficult or impossible to treat with conventional machines. CyberKnife® has a special tracking system and delivers radiation to tumours with sub millimetre accuracy.
The centre was also the first hospital in the region to install two of the very latest RapidArc® radiotherapy machines that allow far faster, and again, very much more precise targeting/treatment than older machines.
The new London Gamma Knife Centre at St Bartholomew’s Hospital HCA has the latest precision Gamma Knife machine used to treat brain cancers whilst on the 15th floor of University College Hospital, HCA has its joint venture blood and bone cancer centre.
Their patients have access to the latest drugs and can have chemotherapy in several centres in London. Complementary therapies and counselling are available for patients too.
Uniquely HCA cancer service treats all cancers and all age groups. So if cancer affects you or your family, they can ensure fast access to world class diagnosis and treatment closer to where you live or work.
If you, or a member of your family, is concerned about cancer, or considering private treatment, visit their website; they can answer many of your questions and help you to choose the right care pathway for you.
Featured videos of cancer treatment in London at HCA Hospitals
Gamma Knife video - high quality, cost-effective, radiosurgical service for patients with certain brain tumours - many of which have been deemed to be inoperable
Breast cancer video - patient Andry Dimitriou speaks about her experiences and treatment for breast cancer at the Harley Street Clinic
Prostate cancer video - clinical oncologiststs Dr Ron Beaney and Dr David Landau discuss the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer at The Harley Street Clinic
Making an appointment
Appointments for any of their cancer screens can be booked at short notice and some of their clinics are held during the evenings, to make it easier for you.
For details of clinics, times and prices and to make an appointment please contact their dedicated helpline, HCA Connect, on 0800 29 444 29.
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