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Surgery

Surgery is one of the main treatments for cervical cancer.

Surgery to remove the cervix (radical trachelectomy)

Read about the operation to remove most of the cervix for early stage cervical cancer.

Surgery to remove the womb (radical hysterectomy)

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

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 a general anaesthetic.

After surgery

Read about what to expect after your surgery, including follow up appointments.

Problems after surgery

Find out about the possible complications of surgery for cervical cancer.

Last reviewed: 
03 Aug 2017

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