Types of cancer we treat

Through our network of specialist hospitals, we have the expertise and technology to diagnose, treat and provide ongoing support to patients with all forms and stages of cancer, including many rare forms.

If you cannot find the information you are looking for, or require further information, please call our dedicated cancer care customer services team who will be able to help you further.

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Adrenal cancer

If you are diagnosed with adrenal cancer, you will have immediate access to our world-leading consultants and state-of-the-art hospitals
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Bile duct cancer

Bile duct cancer is rare but aggressive, accounting for 10-15% of all primary liver cancers.

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Bladder cancer

When a tumour develops in the cells that make up the lining of the bladder.


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Blood cancer

Haematological malignancies. Blood cancer is a broad term used to describe types of cancer that affect the blood, bone marrow or lymphatic system

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Bowel cancer

Your individual risk of developing bowel cancer depends on multiple factors including your age, genetics and lifestyle. As is the case with most cancer types, bowel cancer incidence increases with age, however it is possible to develop bowel cancer at any age. Bowel cancer can also run in families, this is known as an inherited or hereditary risk.

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Breast cancer

If you are diagnosed with breast cancer you will have immediate access to our world-leading consultants and state-of-the-art hospitals
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Gastrointestinal cancer

Gastrointestinal (GI) cancer refers to any type of cancer that affects your digestive system.
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Gynaecological cancer

Should you be diagnosed with a gynaecological cancer, we're dedicated to providing to you with the highest level of personalised treatment and care, led by our team of experts.

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Kidney cancer

Kidney cancer starts in the kidneys, which are part of your body’s urinary system. If you are diagnosed with kidney cancer you will have immediate access to our world-leading consultants and state-of-the-art hospitals
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Lung cancer

Cancer that begins in the lungs is called primary lung cancer, and is one of the most common types of cancer in the UK. If you are diagnosed with lung cancer, you will have immediate access to our world-leading consultants and state-of-the-art hospitals
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Ovarian cancer

Cancer of the ovaries. If you have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer, or are concerned by symptoms you’re having, HCA UK has the expertise and facilities to help.

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Penile cancer

Around 500 men are diagnosed with this rare form of cancer in the UK each year, most frequently those over the age of 50
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Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer stars in the prostate, a gland in the male reproductive system. In the UK, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men,with more than 47,500 men diagnosed every year.

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Sarcoma

Sarcoma can affect any part of the body. It most commonly affects the arms, legs and torso. It can also occur in the stomach, intestines and female reproductive system (known as gynaecological sarcoma).

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Skin cancer

Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world. There are two main types of skin cancer, melanoma and non-melanoma. Each year in the UK alone there are around 15,400 people are diagnosed with melanoma and as many as 156,000 people are diagnosed with non-melanoma, that’s nearly 430 people every day. Older age and exposure to the sun are the biggest risk factors.

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Small cell lung cancer

A less common type of lung cancer, small cell lung cancer gets its name from how the cells appear under a microscope. It makes up about 12% of lung cancer cases
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Spinal cancer

Several types of tumour can start in the spinal cord. If you are diagnosed with spinal cancer or spinal cord tumours, you will have immediate access to our world-leading consultants and state-of-the-art hospitals.

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Testicular cancer

Testicular cancers are also known as germ cell tumours. Germ cells produce sperm in men. At HCA UK we have a team of specialists who are experts in the treatment of testicular cancer. Seminoma and non-seminoma tumours are the most common types of testicular cancers.

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Thyroid cancers

Cancers and tumours of the thyroid gland. HCA UK's experts can help to diagnose and treat a range of thyroid cancers, including thyroid tumours.

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Womb cancer

If you have womb cancer, or are concerned by symptoms you’re having, HCA UK has the expertise and facilities to help.

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Contact our experienced cancer team

Any questions about our cancer services or treatment? We're happy to advise you or help you book an appointment in London, Birmingham or Manchester with a cancer specialist consultant.

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