- Learning about cancer surgery
- How is surgery used for cancer?
- Surgery to diagnose and stage cancer
- Special surgery techniques to treat cancer
- Questions to ask your doctor about cancer surgery
- What will surgery for cancer be like?
- Planning and preparing for cancer surgery
- During the operation
- Recovery from cancer surgery
- Going home after cancer surgery
- What are the risks and side effects of cancer surgery?
- When to call your doctor after cancer surgery
- Does surgery cause cancer to spread?
- Some things to remember about cancer surgery
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Last Medical Review: 09/03/2014
Last Revised: 09/29/2014