The type of surgery you need depends on where the cancer is in your anus. Find out about the different types of surgery for anal cancer, what happens before surgery and how you might feel after your operation.
Find out about the different types of surgery for anal cancer.
Find out about what happens before surgery, the people you’ll meet and the exercises you need to do.
Find out about what you need to take in, what to expect and how to prepare to make it less stressful.
Find out what happens on the day of surgery, including about having an anaesthetic.
Find out how you’ll feel after your surgery, possible problems after surgery and your follow up appointments.
You will have a colostomy if you have an operation called an abdominoperineal resection. Find out what a colostomy is and why you might have one.