Aim. The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of the anticancer properties of different species of Viburnum. Materials and methods. Forty nine papers that discuss the medicinal history and current research of Viburnum species as phytotherapeutic agent were used for this discussion. Literature analysis. The results of scientific research conducted in vitro indicate that the compounds present in the extracts of Viburnum significantly affect the development of cancer cells such as leukemia, cervical cancer, breast, colon, lung, skin and stomach. This indicates that they may be used as a therapeutic agent to support oncological therapies.