Coronavirus and cancer

We know it’s a worrying time for people with cancer, we have information to help. If you have symptoms of cancer contact your doctor.

Read our information about coronavirus and cancer

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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 to create a breast shape after surgery for breast cancer.

Exercises after mastectomy or lumpectomy

Find out about the exercises you need to do after breast cancer surgery, and how and why you do them.

Possible problems after mastectomy

Possible complications after surgery to remove the breast include infection, bleeding, and shoulder stiffness. 

Possible problems after breast conserving surgery

Possible complications after breast conserving surgery include infection, bleeding, and shoulder stiffness. Find out more about these and other possible problems. 

Life after breast cancer surgery

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

Last reviewed: 
25 Oct 2017

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