After surgery

Recovery after surgery varies from person to person depending on the type and grade of tumour, position of tumour and general health and, also, genetics also play an important part. There is evidence to show that a positive and proactive approach is very important as anxiety causes stress, which can then affect how the body functions. A mindfulness app, designed by the founder of ABTF, is available at and can help to keep you focussed in the here and now. If there are deficits after surgery, these may often improve with the help of speech therapists and physiotherapists etc. Painkillers are well known to cause constipation issues so it is advisable to stock up on prune juice, and anti constipation products. Fatigue is often the most unexpected and misunderstood aspect of recovery and you can read more about this at