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local therapy

treatment of cancer at its site, so that the rest of the body is not affected. Surgery and radiation are examples of local therapy. Compare to systemic therapy.

Other forms of local therapy for basal and squamous cell skin ...

... Next Topic. Radiation therapy for basal and squamous cell skin cancers. Other
forms of local therapy for basal and squamous cell skin cancers. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/skincancer-basalandsquamouscell/detailedguide/skin-cancer-basal-and-squamous-cell-treating-other-local-therapies

Local therapy for Kaposi sarcoma

... Learn About Cancer » Kaposi Sarcoma » Detailed Guide » Local therapy for
Kaposi sarcoma. Share this Page. ... Local therapy for Kaposi sarcoma. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kaposisarcoma/detailedguide/kaposi-sarcoma-treating-local-therapy

Ablation and other local therapy for kidney cancer | American ...

... Previous Topic. Surgery for kidney cancer. Next Topic. Active surveillance
for kidney cancer. Ablation and other local therapy for kidney cancer. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kidneycancer/detailedguide/kidney-cancer-adult-treating-ablation

Radiation therapy for Kaposi sarcoma

... Previous Topic. Local therapy for Kaposi sarcoma. Next Topic. Chemotherapy
for Kaposi sarcoma. Radiation therapy for Kaposi sarcoma. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kaposisarcoma/detailedguide/kaposi-sarcoma-treating-radiation-therapy

Local treatments for bone metastases

... Local treatments for bone metastases. Local treatments focus on treating
one or a few bone metastases. External radiation therapy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/bonemetastasis/bone-metastasis-local-treatments

Targeted therapy for basal and squamous cell skin cancers

... Targeted therapy for basal and squamous cell skin cancers. ... cell cancers that
have spread or come back after surgery and other local treatments, it ...

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

How is breast cancer treated?

... a tumor at the site without affecting the rest of the body. Surgery and
radiation therapy are examples of local therapies. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-treating-general-info

How is kidney cancer treated? | American Cancer Society

... A radiation oncologist: a doctor who treats cancer with radiation therapy; A
medical oncologist: a doctor who treats cancer with medicines such as ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kidneycancer/detailedguide/kidney-cancer-adult-treating-general-info

Treating squamous cell carcinoma of the skin

... when they can be removed or destroyed with local treatment methods. ... If this
happens, further treatment with radiation therapy and/or chemotherapy ...

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