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Uterine Fibroid

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All About Fibroids  External Link

This article provides information about fibroids (myomas), generally benign (non-cancerous) tumors which begin as a single muscle cell in the uterus (womb) and may grow and multiply rapidly. The artic... Details >

International Society for Gynecologic Endoscopy, Inc.  External Link

ExAblate® 2000 System

ExAblate® 2000 is a new medical device that uses magnetic resonance image guided focused ultrasound to target and destroy uterine fibroids, non-cancerous masses located in the uterus. The device is in... Details >

Center for Devices and Radiological Health, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Fibroids  External Link

The common name for fibroids is uterine fibroids, which are tumors or lumps made of muscle cells and other tissue that grow within the walls of the uterus. This document provides information about fib... Details >

National Women's Health Network  External Link

Uterine Fibroid Symptoms and Diagnosis  External Link

Fibroid tumors of the uterus are very common, but for most women, they either do not cause symptoms or cause only minor symptoms. Fibroids can cause very heavy menstrual bleeding, clotting and pelvic... Details >

Society of Interventional Radiology  External Link

Uterine Fibroids

This fact sheet answers many questions from women about uterine fibroids. These benign tumors are the most frequently diagnosed tumor of the female pelvis.... Details >

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health

Uterine Fibroids - National Uterine Fibroids Foundation  External Link

This publication provides general information about uterine fibroids (leiomyomas), which are common noncancerous (benign) tumors of the uterus. In some women, uterine fibroids may cause heavy bleeding... Details >

National Uterine Fibroids Foundation  External Link

Uterine Fibroids: Risk Factors   External Link

There is no known cause for uterine fibroids. There are also no known reasons as to why some women acquire severely symptomatic fibroids while others do not. This page presents the few known associati... Details >

National Uterine Fibroids Foundation  External Link