Surgery explained

  • Liver cancer, secondary

    Surgery for secondary cancer in the liver

    It is sometimes possible to remove the affected part or parts of the liver with surgery (called a liver resection).

  • Liver cancer, secondary

    What happens before the surgery?

    Your surgical team, specialist nurse and doctor will discuss the operation with you and help prepare you for surgery.

  • General information

    Who might I meet?

    A team of specialists will plan your surgery. This will include a surgeon who specialises in your type of cancer.

  • General information

    What happens after surgery?

    You’ll be monitored very closely after your operation. You will be very tired so it’s important to rest and look after yourself.

  • General information

    Follow-up care after surgery

    You will have follow-up appointments after your surgery to check on your recovery and any new symptoms.