Office of Research on Women's Health

Uterine Fibroids

Uterine leiomyoma (fibroids) are the most common gynecologic neoplasm in women of reproductive age. As the number one cause of hysterectomy, they have a profound negative impact on women's health. Uterine leiomyoma are hormonally dependent and as such are a potential target for endocrine active compounds in the environment.

Conference: Advances in Uterine Leiomyoma Research: 2nd NIH International Congress (February 2005)
   Presentation Slides
   Poster Presentations
   Conference Website
   Final Conference Brochurep d f icon
   Conference Summaryp d f icon

February 2005
   Title: Advances in Uterine Leiomyoma Research (Day 1)
Length (Hours:Minutes): 05:50
February 2005
   Title: Advances in Utirine Leiomyoma Research (Day 2)
Length (Hours:Minutes): 07:25

General Information
   Latest Journal Publications on Uterine Fibroids
   Health Topic: Uterine Fibroid (NIH)
   Medline Plus
   Uterine Fibroids (DHHS)

Ongoing studies
   Ongoing Clinical Trials on Uterine Fibroids
   Fibroids Growth Study (NIEHS/NCMHD)

   Uterine Fibroids (FDA)
   Status of Research on Uterine Fibroids (leiomyomata uteri) at the NIH p d f icon
    Year: March, 2006
   Women's Health and the Environment (NIEHS)
   Uterine Fibroids (NICHD)
   Hysterectomy Surveillance- United States, 1994-1999 (CDC)
   Uterine Fibroids, Management: Evidence Report (AHRQ)




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