Surgery explained

  • Advanced melanoma

    What is surgery and what is it used for?

    Surgery is mainly used to help control the growth of advanced melanoma and relieve 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.