Surgery

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

  • Surgery explained

    An operation to remove the cancer is the most common treatment for rectal cancer.

  • 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).