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Surgery usually involves cutting away some body tissue. It is often used to remove a cancer.
Surgery is when a surgeon removes all or part of the cancer. It can be used to treat many types of cancer.
Surgery is the main treatment for many cancers. It can be used to diagnose and remove cancer, improve symptoms, and reduce the risk of getting cancer.
Your surgery is planned carefully by your team. They will explain what to expect and how you can plan ahead and prepare for your surgery.
A team of specialists meet to discuss the best possible treatment for you. This is called a multidisciplinary team (MDT).
Your surgeon or nurse will explain what to expect after surgery. This will include the possible side effects, and how long it may take to recover from your surgery.