fibroid tumor


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fibroid tumor

[′fī‚brȯid ′tü·mər]
(medicine)
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Accumulation of collagen in uterine fibroid tumors is thought to contribute to the many morbidities associated with the condition and we aim to further show how CCH can lead to improved patient outcomes.
Fibroid tumors are common, occurring in an estimated l%-20% of reproductive-age women.
In 1999, Karen Sheppard's doctor advised her to terminate her pregnancy because fibroid tumors in her uterus would prevent her from carrying the fetus to full term.
More than 200,000 hysterectomies are performed every year nationwide to treat fibroid tumors.
The alternative is a treatment for fibroid tumors called Uterine Artery Embulization, or UAE.
Susan Lark, author of Fibroid Tumors and Endometriosis, notes that women "are at higher risk of developing fibroids or endometriosis .
Lycopene may be able to reduce the size and incidence of fibroid tumors based on an animal study presented at the annual Experimental Biology meeting.
Old adhesions from invasive treatments to the pelvic and abdominal area including fibroid tumors, endometriosis, and cesarean delivery are diminished when addressed by uterine massage.
The occurrence of genetic aberrations in fibroid tumors is considered.
The numbers are in and they don't look good: 80% of black women and 70% of white women in North America will develop benign (non-cancerous) uterine fibroid tumors by their late 40s -- so says the U.
OPERATING OPTIONS: The Institute for Female Alternative Medicine invites the public to a seminar Thursday on alternative surgery for women, including a laser-assisted alternative to hysterectomy for fibroid tumors, endometriosis and ovarian cysts.
Fibroid tumors are the primary reason why 200,000 women a year in the U.