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Surgery

Surgery is one of the main treatments for cervical cancer.

Surgery to remove part of the cervix (radical trachelectomy)

Read about surgery to remove part of the cervix for cervical cancer.

Surgery to remove the womb (radical hysterectomy)

Find out how you have surgery to remove the womb for cervical cancer.

Keyhole surgery

Read about keyhole surgery for cervical cancer. This is also called minimal access surgery or laparoscopic surgery.

Preparing for surgery

Find out about what happens before surgery, the people you’ll meet and the exercises you need to do.

Going into hospital

Find out about what you need to take in, what to expect and how to prepare to make it less stressful.

On the day

Read about what happens on the day of surgery, including having an anaesthetic.

After surgery

Read about what to expect after your surgery, possible problems and follow up appointments.

Last reviewed: 
17 Jun 2014

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