MAC16320_Having surgery cover image - easy read E04

Having surgery - easy read

Booklet
Published: 01 Mar 2020
Next review: 01 Mar 2023
Edition: 4
MAC16320_Having surgery cover image - easy read E04
An easy read booklet about having surgery. Our easy read booklets use simple language and pictures to tell you about cancer.
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Published: 01 Mar 2020
Next review: 01 Mar 2023
Edition: 4
An easy read booklet about having surgery. Our easy read booklets use simple language and pictures to tell you about cancer.

About this booklet

This booklet explains what happens when you go to hospital for surgery. You can learn about what happens before and during an operation. There is also information about recovery after surgery and possible side effects.

If you are worried about your health, you should talk to a doctor or nurse.

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Macmillan Cancer Support Line
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Financial issues can cause worry when someone becomes ill. You may be able to claim benefits to help you in your situation. You may also be able to get financial assistance from other organisations.