Publication Date: 
Friday, June 1, 2012

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Leaving hospital following surgery can feel quite strange. The life you led before the diagnosis and surgery may seem very distant, with all the stress and pressure of hospital visits, tests and then the operation itself to cope with. Adjusting to a new ‘normality’ may take some time.

It is during this time that a lot of new questions about your treatment can occur to you. The doctors and nurses who treat you are the best people to answer them but this factsheet has been written to try and answer the most common questions and give you a general understanding of what sarcoma patient faces.

Following surgery, you may have a lot of questions about your treatment, ongoing support, benefits and more. This sheet looks at some of the most common questions.