Surgery explained

Your medical team might recommend you have an operation to remove all or part of your brain tumour. There are lots of different operations that might be possible. Find out what to expect and how to prepare.

  • Brain tumours

    When is surgery used?

    Surgery can be used to remove all or part of the tumour or to give chemotherapy into the brain.

  • Brain tumours

    Types of surgery for primary brain tumours

    You may have different types of surgery to remove part, or all of the tumour, or to improve symptoms.

  • Brain tumours

    Having your operation

    A team of healthcare professionals will help you before and after surgery for a brain tumour.