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During the operation

... common. Anesthesia. Anesthesia (an-es-THEE-zhuh) is the use of drugs
to make you unable to feel pain for a period of time. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/surgery/surgery-operation

Understanding Cancer Surgery: A Guide for Patients and ...

... These surgeries can often be done with local or regional anesthesia
(an-es-THEE-zhuh). ... General anesthesia is also used for this procedure. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003022-pdf.pdf

How is non-Hodgkin lymphoma diagnosed in children?

... If the node is near the skin surface, this is an operation that might be done
with either local anesthesia (numbing medicine used only at the biopsy ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/non-hodgkinlymphomainchildren/detailedguide/non-hodgkin-lymphoma-in-children-diagnosis

Glossary

... Anesthesia: the loss of feeling or sensation caused by drugs or gases. ...
Local or regional anesthesia numbs only a certain area. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/moreinformation/breastreconstructionaftermastectomy/breast-reconstruction-after-mastectomy-glossary

What is the procedure like?

... Is it usually done in an operating room? Usual type of anesthesia*. ... Anesthesia
is the use of drugs to make you not feel pain during a procedure. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/endoscopy/endoscopy-what-is-endoscopy-like

Surgery for gestational trophoblastic disease | American ...

... It is done in an operating room in a hospital or other type of surgical center.
Most often, general anesthesia is used (where you are asleep). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/gestationaltrophoblasticdisease/detailedguide/gestational-trophoblastic-disease-treating-surgery

How is uterine sarcoma diagnosed?

... This procedure is usually done with the patient awake, using local
anesthesia (numbing medicine). But if a polyp or mass ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/uterinesarcoma/detailedguide/uterine-sarcoma-diagnosis

Surgery to diagnose and stage cancer

... These surgeries can often be done with local or regional anesthesia
(an-es-THEE-zhuh). ... General anesthesia is also used for this procedure. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/surgery/surgery-surgery-to-diagnose-and-stage-cancer

How are cervical cancers and pre-cancers diagnosed?

... Cystoscopy, proctoscopy, and examination under anesthesia. These
are most often done in women who have large tumors. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cervicalcancer/detailedguide/cervical-cancer-diagnosis

How is penile cancer diagnosed?

... These biopsies are usually done in a doctor's office, clinic, or outpatient
surgical center with local anesthesia (numbing medicine). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/penilecancer/detailedguide/penile-cancer-diagnosis