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hypertrophy

[hi-per-truh-fee] the enlargement of an organ or body tissue due to an increase in the size of its cells, rather than an increase in the number of cells. Compare to hyperplasia.

Cancer Glossary

... hypertrophy Search [hi-per-truh-fee]. the enlargement of an organ or body
tissue due to an increase in the size of its cells, rather than an increase in ...

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

MediaRoom - Press Releases

... For example, dutasteride, has reduced by 50 percent the number of cancerous
biopsies among men with benign prostatic hypertrophy. ...

http://pressroom.cancer.org/index.php?s=43&item=61

Prostate Cancer Early Detection: Update 2010

... to cancer. Common causes include: • Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH) •
Prostatitis • Post-biopsy/surgery Both tests can be used to screen ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/documents/document/acspc-026003.pdf

David W Kissane, MD, MPM, FRANZCP, FAChPM

... cholesterol, vit D, Diovan for hypertension, Synthroid Age 48: carotid plaques;
left ventricular hypertrophy, valve disease Age 49 ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@behavioralresearchcenter/documents/document/acspc-036261.pdf

Please Note: Reference to material from the following ...

... Diastolic dysfunction (8%) • Pulmonary hypertension (4%) • Left ventricular
hypertrophy (4%) Page 28. Conclusions and Future Plans ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@behavioralresearchcenter/documents/document/biennial_bautista.pdf

Please Note: Reference to material from the following ...

... Diastolic dysfunction (8%) • Pulmonary hypertension (4%) • Left ventricular
hypertrophy (4%) Page 28. Conclusions and Future Plans ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@behavioralresearchcenter/documents/document/biennial_cox.pdf

Physical Late Effects and Comorbidity

... Cardiovascular Changes with Aging ↑ systolic BP ↑ left ventricular hypertrophy
↑ arterial stiffening ↓ early diastolic filling; ↑ late diastolic filling ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@behavioralresearchcenter/documents/document/acspc-027684.pdf

Red Clover

... to control blood pressure in diabetic patients and to treat insulin resistance,
osteoporosis, and benign prostatic hypertrophy (enlarged prostate). ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/herbsvitaminsandminerals/red-clover