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About Your Bladder Surgery with an Ileal Conduit (Urostomy)

This guide will help you prepare for your bladder surgery with an ileal conduit (urostomy) at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Nutrition and Breast Cancer: Making Healthy Diet Decisions

This information will help you learn how to eat well during and after your breast cancer treatment.

Patient Guide to Pediatric Ventriculoperitoneal (VP) Shunt Surgery

This information will help you prepare for your surgery to have your programmable or nonprogrammable ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt placed.

Helping Your Child to Eat During Treatment

This information will help you encourage your child to eat during cancer treatment.

About Your Neck Dissection Surgery

This guide will help you prepare for your neck dissection surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), and help you understand what to expect during your recovery.

About Your Surgery for Cancer of the Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinuses

This guide will help you prepare for your surgery for cancer of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), and help you understand what to expect during your recovery.

About Your Lumpectomy Surgery

This guide will help you prepare for your breast surgical excision or lumpectomy surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), and help you understand what to expect during your recovery. Read through this guide before your surgery and then use it as a reference in the days leading up to your surgery. Bring this guide with you every time you come to MSK, including the day of your surgery, so that you and your healthcare team can refer to it throughout your care.

About Your Thyroid Surgery

This guide will help you prepare for your thyroid surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), and help you understand what to expect during your recovery

About Your Total Laryngectomy

This guide will help you prepare for your total laryngectomy surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), and help you understand what to expect after your surgery.