Patient & Caregiver Education

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About Your Total Pelvic Exenteration Surgery

This information will tell you how to prepare for your total pelvic exenteration surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), and help you understand what to expect during your recovery.

Your Surgery at MSK's Josie Robertson Surgery Center

This information describes what you can expect during your surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Josie Robertson Surgery Center (JRSC).

Nutrition Guidelines for Patients With Short Bowel Syndrome

This information will help you maintain your nutrition after your bowel surgery.

About Your Prostate Surgery

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

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

Lymphedema and Breast Cancer

This information will help you understand what lymphedema is and your risk for developing it.

The Whipple Procedure: A Brief Overview for Family and Friends

This information will help you understand your family member or friend’s Whipple procedure (pancreaticoduodenectomy). Please use it as a reference while you wait during the surgery and when getting updates from your nurse liaison.

Frequently Asked Questions about Li-Fraumeni Syndrome

This information answers frequently asked questions about Li-Fraumeni syndrome.

Tracheal or Bronchial Stent Placement

This information will help you prepare for your tracheal or bronchial stent placement at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK).

The Split-Thickness Skin Graft

This information describes surgery using a split-thickness skin graft.