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After breast cancer surgery

Read about what happens after breast surgery, exercises you need to do, and how to cope with possible problems.

What happens after surgery

Find out how you’ll feel after your surgery, when you can go home, and about follow up appointments.

False breast shape (prosthesis) after breast cancer surgery

Find out about temporary and permanent prostheses after surgery for breast cancer.

Exercises after mastectomy or lumpectomy

Find out what exercises you need to do after breast cancer surgery and why.

Possible problems after mastectomy

Find out about the possible complications after your surgery to remove the breast.

Possible problems after lumpectomy

Find out about the possible complications after a wide local excision operation for breast cancer.

Life after breast cancer surgery

Find out about living with breast cancer surgery, how you might feel and who can help.

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