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transrectal ultrasound

[trans-rek-tul ul-truh-sound] also called TRUS. An imaging test in which a probe is put in the rectum, where it puts out sound waves to make a picture of the prostate on a screen to help find tumors. See also prostate, rectum.

How is prostate cancer staged?

... The doctor can't feel the tumor or see it with an imaging test such as transrectal
ultrasound (it was either found during a transurethral resection or ...

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

What if the test results aren't normal?

... Transrectal ultrasound (TRUS). Transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) uses sound
waves to make an image of the prostate on a video screen. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/moreinformation/prostatecancerearlydetection/prostate-cancer-early-detection-if-test-results-not-normal

How is prostate cancer diagnosed?

... Transrectal ultrasound (TRUS). Transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) uses sound
waves to make an image of the prostate on a video screen. ...

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

Cancer Glossary

... and if it has spread to nearby organs or lymph nodes. See also lymph
node, rectum, transrectal ultrasound, ultrasound. ...

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

Prostate Cancer: Early Detection

... t helpful, some type of surgery, such as a transurethral resection of ... volume
(size) of the prostate gland with transrectal ultrasound (discussed below ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003182-pdf.pdf

Cryosurgery for prostate cancer

... anus and scrotum. The doctor guides them into the prostate using
transrectal ultrasound (TRUS). This type of procedure ...

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

How is prostate cancer diagnosed?

... Transrectal ultrasound. Transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) uses sound
waves to make a picture of the prostate. For this test, a ...

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

Cancer Glossary

... transrectal ultrasound Search [trans-rek-tul ul-truh-sound]. also called TRUS. ...
transurethral resection of the prostate Search [trans-yoo-REE-thrul re ...

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

Expectant management (watchful waiting) and active ...

... and DRE about every 3 to 6 months. Transrectal ultrasound-guided
prostate biopsies may be done every year as well. ...

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

Prostate Cancer

... The doctor can't feel the tumor or see it with an imaging test such as transrectal
ultrasound (it was either found during a transurethral resection or ...

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