Surgery

Surgery involves removing all or part of the cancer with an operation. It is an important treatment for many cancers.

  • Surgery explained

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

  • Having breast reconstruction

    It will help to know how to prepare for surgery, and what to expect when you're recovering.

  • Types of breast reconstruction

    If you have surgery to your breasts you might consider breast reconstruction. There are different types, with different benefits and risks.

  • Hysterectomy

    A hysterectomy is an operation to remove the womb. Different types of hysterectomy can be used to treat cancer.

  • Risk-reducing breast surgery?

    If you have an increased risk of breast cancer you might be offered surgery to reduce the risk.

  • Pelvic exenteration in men

    Pelvic exenteration is sometimes used to treat cancer in the pelvis (the area of the body between the hips).

  • Pelvic exenteration in women

    Pelvic exenteration is sometimes used to treat cancer in the pelvis (the area of the body between the hips).