Surgery

Surgery explained

Understand surgery - how to prepare, what happens and recovery.

  • Breast cancer, DCIS (ductal cell carcinoma in situ)

    Types of surgery for DCIS

    Surgery is the main treatment for DCIS. Some women are offered a choice of different operations.

  • General information

    What happens before surgery?

    You will have some tests and a chance to talk about any concerns you have before your surgery.

  • Breast cancer, DCIS (ductal cell carcinoma in situ)

    After surgery for DCIS

    Your recovery after surgery will depend on the type of operation you have had.

  • Breast cancer, DCIS (ductal cell carcinoma in situ)

    Follow-up care after surgery for DCIS

    At your outpatient appointment your doctor will discuss your pathology results with you and discuss further treatment.