The type of surgery you need depends on where the cancer is in your stomach. Find out about the different types of surgery for stomach cancer, what happens before surgery and how you might feel after your operation.
Find out how you have endoscopic mucosal resection surgery for stomach cancer.
You might have all or part of your stomach removed (a subtotal or total gastrectomy). This depends on the stage of your cancer and where it is in your stomach. Find out about how this is done.
Surgery can help relieve symptoms of advanced stomach cancer including a blockage. Find out about the types of surgery.
Before surgery, you have tests to check your fitness and you meet members of your treatment team. You usually go into hospital on the morning of your operation.
Find out about what you need to take in, what to expect and how to prepare to make it less stressful.
Find out how you’ll feel, about post-surgery complications and your follow up appointments.
Find out about the possible complications after your surgery for stomach cancer.