Beating bowel cancer together

Your operation

A booklet with information on the different types of surgery you may have to treat bowel cancer.

This guide explains operations including resections, colectomies, keyhole and open surgery, as well as having a stoma fitted. It discusses how you can plan and prepare for a hospital stay and what you can expect during your recovery afterwards.

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We produce high quality, accurate and up to date information by using the latest evidence from research and clinical guidelines. Find out more about how we produce information here.

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