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The treatment of many types of cancer often involves an operation.

Surgery is not always necessary. If required, it may be performed before or after other treatments, such as radiotherapy or chemotherapy.

Surgery is not carried out in any of the St Luke's Radiation Oncology Network centres. It will usually take place within the hospital where a patient's cancer is diagnosed.