Surgery explained

  • Pancreatic cancer

    Surgery for pancreatic cancer

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

  • Pancreatic cancer

    What happens before the surgery?

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

  • 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.

  • Pancreatic cancer

    What happens after surgery?

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