Surgery explained

  • Advanced melanoma

    What is surgery and what is it used for?

    Surgery may be used to remove secondary tumours. It’s only used if there’s limited spread of the cancer or to help control symptoms.

  • 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.