Surgery

Surgery explained

There are three types of operation used to treat non-small cell lung cancer.

  • Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)

    Surgery for lung cancer

    There are three types of operation used to treat non-small cell lung cancer.

  • Lung cancer

    What happens before the surgery?

    Your surgery will be carefully planned to make sure you are well cared for.

  • Lung cancer

    What happens after surgery?

    You’ll be monitored very closely after your operation. You will be very tired so it’s important to rest and look after yourself.

  • Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)

    Controlling symptoms of lung cancer

    You may develop other symptoms after your lung cancer diagnosis. There are treatments to relieve these.