Author Archives: Jade

About Jade

Jade has been the Patient Support Outreach Assistant for Fibroid Relief in the past. She currently works for the Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation, the organization that supports Fibroid Relief.

Fibroid education seminars popping up everywhere!

This week, I attended a Fibroid Education event that a local hospital hosted. I was so excited to hear about them taking an initiative in educating women about Uterine Fibroids! Dr. Anthony Spinelli and Dr. Pradeep Rajagopalan gave an excellent … Continue reading

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Mayo study finds women are satisfied with Focused Ultrasound treatment for Uterine Fibroids

A year after their procedures at the Mayo Clinic, 97 percent of the women who had Focused Ultrasound treatments for uterine fibroids said their symptoms had improved. Ninety percent considered their improvement either “considerable” or “excellent.” So reported Gina Hesley, … Continue reading

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“Better patients make better doctors”

I am currently reading the latest edition of O Magazine. I came across a list of Dr. Oz’s “10 things I know for sure”. One of them says the following: “Better patients make better doctors” – People are often hesitant … Continue reading

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Fibroid Relief patient advocate appears on hit TV show, “The Doctors”

Erin S., a blogger and patient advocate for the Foundation’s Patient Support Organization, Fibroid Relief, appeared as a guest on the hit daytime TV talk show, “The Doctors.” Erin appeared on the April 9 segment about uterine fibroids. She shared her story … Continue reading

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New Study on the effectiveness of Focused Ultrasound in treating Uterine Fibroids

A study done at the Mayo Clinic was released today at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s 35th Annual Scientific Meeting in Tampa, FL. The study showed that out of 119 patients that were treated with Focused Ultrasound, 97% reported improvement … Continue reading

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Fibroid Relief Advisory Board Member on Oprah Radio

Fibroid Relief Advisory Board member, Dr. Ebbie Stewart, speaks with Dr. Laura Berman on the Oprah Radio show. Dr. Berman is a leading expert in female sexual health. Dr. Stewart is a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Mayo … Continue reading

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Fibroids in the New York Times

An article was published today in the New York Times called “Options for Dealing with Uterine Fibroids”. “Fibroids are the most common reason women undergo hysterectomies; 300,000 are done each year just to remove them. All told, the cost of … Continue reading

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London Event Summary

Thank you to everyone who came out for the Fibroid Relief At Last event at St. Mary’s Hospital a couple of weeks ago. The event was a huge success and we are excited about the level of enthusiasm that we … Continue reading

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Fibroids in the Daily Mail

“The simple op that can end the monthly agony for millions of women” was featured today (29 September 2009) in a prominent newspaper in the UK, the Daily Mail. The article is a wonderful story about alternative treatments to hysterectomy … Continue reading

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Fibroid Relief At Last Event featured in WOW Magazine

The Wellbeing of Women (WOW) Magazine features Fibroid Relief and the Fibroid Relief At Last Event that will be held in London, England on September 16th of this year. The magazine also features the article “Uterine Fibroid Treatment – the … Continue reading

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