Melanoma Surgery to Remove Lymph Nodes

Melanoma Surgery to Remove Lymph Nodes Find out how and when you have surgery to remove lymph nodes for melanoma. You might have surgery to remove the lymph nodes close to the melanoma if cancer has spread there. This operation is called a lymph node dissection. Deciding about surgery There are Continue Reading

Surgery for Melanoma Skin Cancer

Surgery for Melanoma Skin Cancer Perused about having surgery to remove melanoma skin cancer. When you have surgery Surgery is the principle treatment for melanoma. You may have surgery to: remove an early stage melanoma remove the lymph nodes near the melanoma if the cancer has spread there remove melanoma Continue Reading

Preparing for Prostate Cancer Surgery

Preparing for Prostate Cancer Surgery Find out what happens before surgery, having an anaesthetic, the people you’ll meet and the exercises you need to do. Tests to check you are fit for surgery You have tests before your operation to check: your fitness for an anaesthetic if you need one Continue Reading

Preparing for Brain Surgery

Preparing for Brain Surgery Find out about what happens before surgery, the people you’ll meet and the exercises you need to do. Tests to check you are fit for surgery You have tests before your operation to check: your fitness for an anaesthetic, if you need one that you’ll make Continue Reading

Surgery to Remove Your Prostate Gland

Surgery to Remove Your Prostate Gland Find out about how you have surgery to remove your prostate gland. The aim of this operation is to cure your prostate cancer. You may have it if: your cancer has not spread outside the prostate gland you are younger and have a fast Continue Reading

Brain Tumor Surgery to Remove Fluid

Brain Tumor Surgery to Remove Fluid You might have surgery to drain a build up of fluid on your brain (hydrocephalus). Build up of fluid The fluid around the brain and spinal cord is called cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). Some brain tumours block the normal circulation of this fluid. Because it cannot Continue Reading