International Patients

Canadian Patients

Learn more information about receiving care at Roswell Park.

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is proud to offer specialized cancer care to patients outside of the United States. If you or a loved one is looking for treatment options or a second opinion on your diagnosis, Roswell Park will work with you from initial consultation, medical visa applications, fees and treatment.

The first step in receiving treatment at Roswell Park may be starting with a Remote Record Review including a virtual meeting with an oncologist who specializes in your diagnosis to discuss clinical information and determine possible treatment options that a patient may be eligible for prior to any travel plans being made.

Referral specialists with our Concierge Office can arrange your initial appointment with a cancer specialist who is best suited to discuss your care. They will be able to address any questions about what is required of a person seeking care at Roswell Park, what type of information would need to be provided to our physicians in advance of the visit, and any other questions you may have about the referral process. They will also discuss financial information for International Remote Record Reviews based on your specific needs.

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Services and accommodations

Once approved, citizens of other countries who are planning to travel to Roswell Park for cancer treatment must first obtain a nonimmigrant visa for medical treatment from the U.S. Embassy or Consulate in their home country.

Roswell Park Concierge Services can assist with lodging accommodations, finances, visas, services requests forms, as well as organize the assistance of interpreters upon request.

Financial assistance

Depending on your medical treatment coverage through insurance or government programs, you may be responsible for a portion or all of your expenses incurred at Roswell Park. A deposit may also be required prior to beginning treatment. A financial counselor is available to assist international patients and explain any billing procedures or questions you may have. After speaking with your physician, we can even prepare a cost estimate for your proposed treatment.

After you have obtained details about the financial aspects of coming to Roswell Park, referral specialists with our International Patient Program can arrange your initial appointment with a cancer specialist best suited to discuss your care. They will be able to address any questions about what is required of a person seeking care at Roswell Park, what type of information would need to be provided to our physicians in advance of the visit, and any other specific questions you may have about the referral process.