Search: endorectal ultrasound (ERUS)

endorectal ultrasound (ERUS)

In this scan, a probe that generates soundwaves is inserted into the rectum. A picture of the rectum is built up from the echoes of the soundwaves.

high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU)

A treatment using soundwaves (ultrasound) to heat and destroy cancerous tissue.

endobronchial ultrasound

(EBUS) A type of bronchoscopy procedure that allows a doctor to examine the airways (bronchi) and take tissue samples through the airways and windpipe (trachea).

transvaginal ultrasound

A test that uses soundwaves to create images of the uterus, ovaries and other reproductive organs….

Cancer tests

…glucose spreads through your body, then you will be scanned. The scan itself will take around 30 minutes. Let your doctor know if you are claustrophobic as the scanner is a confined space. Ultrasound An ultrasound is a painless scan…

Kidney cancer

…cancer – only tests can confirm the diagnosis. If you are concerned, make an appointment with your general practitioner (GP). Diagnosis Most kidney cancers are found when people have an ultrasound or scan for an unrelated reason. If your doctor…

Gemma and Matt’s story

…time, I had just finished breastfeeding and noticed by breast felt a bit lumpy. My doctor sent me for an ultrasound which showed I had fibrocystic changes – but nothing more serious. By the start of 2016, Matt’s digestive problems…

News: Early detection of cancer saved local woman

…Ms Codotto said. “I knew this wasn’t normal so I went to the doctor straight away who recommend I have an ultrasound, which showed enlargement of the uterus lining. “I was ordered to have a total hysterectomy, and it wasn’t…

Breast cancer

…check any lumps or other changes found during a physical examination. It can also find changes that are too small to be felt during a physical examination. Ultrasound. MRI scan. Biopsy – a small amount of sample cells or tissue…

Head and Neck Cancer

…a lump in the neck or an imaging scan has shown a suspicious-looking lymph node, your doctor may recommend you have a biopsy. CT scan MRI scan PET Scan Ultrasound – sometimes used to look at the thyroid, salivary glands…