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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

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

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

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 ... Photodynamic therapy (PDT). ...

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

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. ... Photodynamic therapy (PDT). ...

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

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

Cancer Glossary

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

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