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epidural anesthesia

[ep-ih-DUR-uhl an-es-thee-zhuh] injection of anesthetic drugs into the space around the spinal cord. This is used to numb the lower part of the body while allowing the patient to stay awake. See also anesthesia, spinal cord.

How are cervical cancers and pre-cancers diagnosed?

... You will receive anesthesia during the operation (either a general anesthesia,
where you are asleep, or a spinal or epidural anesthesia, where an ...

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

Cryosurgery for prostate cancer

... This method requires spinal or epidural anesthesia (where the lower half of
your body is numbed) or general anesthesia (where you are asleep). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/overviewguide/prostate-cancer-overview-treating-cryosurgery

Cryosurgery for prostate cancer

... This type of procedure requires spinal or epidural anesthesia (where the lower
half of your body is numbed) or general anesthesia (where you are ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-treating-cryosurgery

Surgery for prostate cancer

... You will be either under general anesthesia (asleep) or be given spinal or
epidural anesthesia (numbing the lower half of the body) along with ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-treating-surgery

Cancer Glossary

... epidural anesthesia Search [ep-ih-DUR-uhl an-es-thee-zhuh]. injection
of anesthetic drugs into the space around the spinal cord. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=e

How is endometrial cancer diagnosed?

... or conscious sedation (medicine given into a vein to make you drowsy) either
with local anesthesia injected into the cervix or a spinal (or epidural). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/endometrialcancer/detailedguide/endometrial-uterine-cancer-diagnosis

Surgery for prostate cancer

... You will either be in a deep sleep (under general anesthesia) or be given
medicine to numb the lower half of the body (an epidural) along with ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/overviewguide/prostate-cancer-overview-treating-surgery

Surgery for cervical cancers and pre-cancers

... This is called robotic-assisted surgery. General or epidural (regional)
anesthesia is used for all of these operations. The ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cervicalcancer/detailedguide/cervical-cancer-treating-surgery

Prostate Cancer

... You will be either under general anesthesia (asleep) or be given spinal or
epidural anesthesia (numbing the lower half of the body) along with ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003134-pdf.pdf

Prostate Cancer Overview

... This method requires spinal or epidural anesthesia (where the lower half of
your body is numbed) or general anesthesia (where you are asleep). ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003072-pdf.pdf