Surgery explained

Surgery is an important treatment, especially for early stomach cancer.

  • Stomach cancer

    Surgery for stomach cancer

    Surgery is cutting away body tissue. It is used to treat lots of types of cancer.

  • Stomach cancer

    After your operation

    The nurses and doctors will monitor you carefully after your operation. You may be in hospital for 10–14 days.

  • Stomach cancer

    Eating after your operation

    After surgery for stomach cancer, it may take time to adjust and eat well again. Your doctor or dietitian can give you advice.