Surgery is one of the main treatments for many types of cancer. Find out about when and why you might have surgery and what to expect before and after your operation.
Find out when you might have surgery for cancer, including to diagnose it, treat it, or reduce your risk of getting cancer.
Preparing for surgery, going into hospital and what to expect on the day.
What to expect immediately after your operation.
What to expect for the first few days after your surgery and anaesthetic.
Possible problems after surgery and what to ask doctors and nurses before you go home.
Find out about possible long term complications after an operation.
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