Surgery

Surgery explained

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

  • Lung cancer

    Surgery for lung cancer

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

  • Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)

    What happens before the surgery?

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

  • General information

    Who might I meet?

    A team of specialists will plan your surgery. This will include a surgeon who specialises in your type of cancer.

  • Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)

    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.