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

  • Surgery for pancreatic cancer

    Some people with early-stage pancreatic cancer have surgery to remove the cancer. Some people have surgery to relieve symptoms.

  • Who might I meet?

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

  • What happens before the surgery?

    Your surgery will be carefully planned to make sure you are well cared for.

  • What happens after surgery?

    You’ll be monitored closely after your operation. How quickly you recover will depend on the surgery you’ve had.

Pancreatic cancer explained

Abdominal Surgeon Charles Imber explains pancreatic cancer. He gives an overview of the symptoms and treatment of pancreatic cancer.