Surgery is used to treat different conditions by cutting body tissue. It is one of the main treatments for many cancers. The type of surgery you have and the preparation, side effects and complications will vary according to the type of cancer you have.
For more information about surgery in your case, you can ask your doctor or nurse at the hospital where you are having treatment. You may also find it helpful to read more about the cancer type you have, which will include more specific information about surgery.