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Surgery

Surgery (January 2017)

This factsheet explains why surgery may be used to treat cancer. It describes how the surgery is carried out, what happens before and after an operation, and the possible long-term complications, such as lymphoedema.

Author(s)
Macmillan Cancer Support
Place of publication
London
Date of publication
January 2017
Pages
13pp
Price
Free.
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Subject(s)
Format
Factsheet
Language
English
Flesch readability score
71.6
DISCERN rating
*** Appraised and of fair quality with some shortcomings. No reference to the risks or benefits of having no treatment.
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