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local anesthesia

see anesthesia.

Other local treatments for non-small cell lung cancer

... RFA is usually done as an outpatient basis, using numbing medicine
(local anesthesia) where the probe is put in. You may ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-non-smallcell/overviewguide/lung-cancer-non-small-cell-overview-treating-other-types

Other local treatments for non-small cell lung cancer

... RFA is usually done as an outpatient procedure, using local anesthesia
(numbing medicine) where the probe is inserted. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-non-smallcell/detailedguide/non-small-cell-lung-cancer-treating-other-local-treatments

During the operation

... Local anesthesia is often used for minor surgeries, such as biopsies
(by-op-sees) near the body surface. A needle is used ...

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

How are basal and squamous cell skin cancers diagnosed?

... A local anesthetic is sometimes used to numb the area first ... can often be done
in a doctor's office or outpatient surgical center using local anesthesia. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/skincancer-basalandsquamouscell/detailedguide/skin-cancer-basal-and-squamous-cell-diagnosis

What is the procedure like?

... Local anesthesia (numbing the area) is generally used for flexible scopes,
while rigid scopes often require general anesthesia (where you are ...

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

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

... It's done by a specially trained surgeon after the skin to be treated is
numbed (under local anesthesia [an-es- THEE-zhuh]). ...

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

How are cervical cancers and pre-cancers diagnosed?

... testing. Cystoscopy can be done under a local anesthetic, but some
patients may need general anesthesia. Your doctor ...

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

How is endometrial cancer diagnosed?

... microscopic) testing. They can be done using a local anesthetic but some
patients may require general anesthesia. Your doctor ...

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

How is Merkel cell carcinoma diagnosed?

... A local anesthetic is generally used if the lymph node is near the surface ... may
need to be sedated or even asleep (using general anesthesia) if the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/skincancer-merkelcell/detailedguide/skin-cancer-merkel-cell-carcinoma-diagnosis

How is melanoma skin cancer diagnosed?

... A local anesthetic is generally used if the lymph node is near the surface ... may
need to be sedated or even asleep (using general anesthesia) if the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/skincancer-melanoma/detailedguide/melanoma-skin-cancer-diagnosed