A uterine fibroid is a benign or noncancerous growth of the muscle portion of the uterus. While common, they may cause pain and excessive bleeding, [...]
Uterine fibroids are noncancerous tumors that grow in the wall of the uterus. Up to 80% of those who are born with a uterus may [...]
Fibroids are common, benign growths in the uterus. At least two-thirds of all women will experience them at some point in their lifetime. Some cases [...]
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Elizabeth Stewart comments on the impact of uterine fibroids on African American women.
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Fibroids found to be a public health issue for African-American women who have more symptoms, longer time to diagnosis and greater need for information
July is National Fibroid Awareness Month. Black women in the U.S. are up to three times more likely than white women to develop uterine fibroids. While noncancerous, fibroids [...]