Surgery is one of the main treatments for many types of cancer. Find out about when and why you might have surgery and what to expect before and after your operation.
Surgery means removing tissue from the body. It is one of the main treatments for many types of cancer.
Before your operation, you have tests to check your fitness and you meet members of your treatment team
It might help to know what to expect when you wake up after surgery. This will depend on what operation you have.
Before your operation your surgeon explains any possible problems, both short and longer term.
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