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Before you have surgery, your doctor will talk to you about the best type of operation for you. This depends on where the carcinoid tumour is, how big it is and whether it has spread.

Types of surgery

Find out about the different types of surgery for carcinoid.

Preparing for surgery

What happens before surgery, the people you might meet and the exercises you need to learn.

Going into hospital

What you need to take in with you, what to expect and how to prepare to make it less stressful.

On the day

What happens on the day of your surgery, including how you have a general anaesthetic.

After surgery

Find out what to expect after your surgery.

Last reviewed: 
02 Jul 2016

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