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endorectal ultrasound

[en-doe-REK-tuhl] a test that uses sound waves from a probe placed in the rectum to see how far through the wall a rectal cancer may have spread, and if it has spread to nearby organs or lymph nodes. See also lymph node, rectum, transrectal ultrasound, ultrasound.

Cancer Glossary

... endorectal ultrasound Search [en-doe-REK-tuhl]. a test that uses sound waves
from a probe placed in the rectum to see how far through the wall a ...

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

How is colorectal cancer diagnosed?

... Endorectal ultrasound: This test uses a special transducer that is inserted
directly into the rectum. It is used to see how far ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-diagnosed

How is anal cancer diagnosed?

... This is known as transrectal or endorectal ultrasound. The test can
be slightly uncomfortable, but it usually is not painful. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/analcancer/detailedguide/anal-cancer-diagnosis

How is prostate cancer diagnosed?

... Using transrectal ultrasound to "see" the prostate gland, the doctor quickly
inserts ... many doctors will place a probe, called an endorectal coil, inside ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-diagnosis

Prostate Cancer

... Using transrectal ultrasound to "see" the prostate gland, the doctor quickly
inserts ... many doctors will place a probe, called an endorectal coil, inside ...

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

Anal Cancer

... This is known as transrectal or endorectal ultrasound. The test can
be slightly uncomfortable, but it usually is not painful. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003083-pdf.pdf

Colorectal Cancer

... Endorectal ultrasound: This test uses a special transducer that is inserted
directly into the rectum. It is used to see how far ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003096-pdf.pdf