Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2017
Feb. 27, 2018
Jun. 30, 2017
Document And Entity Information      
Entity Registrant Name VOLITIONRX LTD    
Entity Central Index Key 0000093314    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2017    
Amendment Flag false    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   26,530,793  
Entity Public Float     $ 72,868,822
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2017