Fibroid Relief News

Study Seeks Women’s Insights on What Works Best for Uterine Fibroids

Contact: Sarah AveryPhone: 919-660-1306Email: sarah.avery@duke.eduhttps://www.dukehealth.org  DURHAM, N.C. – A new registry that launches this month gives women who have uterine fibroids the opportunity to help determine which strategies are most effective in treating the common condition. The registry, called Comparing … Continue reading

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CTV News Shares Story and Video about Focused Ultrasound Therapy for Uterine Fibroids

A story exploring uterine fibroid relief via focused ultrasound was featured on CTV’s news website, CTV.ca. CTV News is the news division of the CTV Television Network in Canada.  Health Quality Ontario (HQO) is recommending the widespread use of focused … Continue reading

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FDA Approves Upgraded System, Acknowledges that Women Can Preserve their Fertility with Focused Ultrasound Fibroid Treatment

This week the U.S. Food and Drug Administration acted to broaden treatment options available to the millions of women who suffer from symptomatic uterine fibroids. First, the FDA approved a “next generation” focused ultrasound (FUS) system for the treatment of … Continue reading

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HuffingtonPost.ca Publishes Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center Article About Treatment for Uterine Fibroids Beyond Hysterectomy

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center’s recent article highlighting the various non-hysterectomy treatment options for uterine fibroids was published on Huffingtonpost.ca on July 18th, 2015.  QUESTION: I have been diagnosed with two huge uterine fibroids. They have caused me a great deal of … Continue reading

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HealthNewsDigest.com Publishes Fibroid Relief Article About Non-Hysterectomy Treatment Options for Uterine Fibroids

A new Fibroid Relief article highlighting the various non-hysterectomy treatment options for uterine fibroids was published on HealthNewsDigest.com. HealthNewsDigest.com is a 13 year old Online Magazine that publishes news stories on the health industry. Got Uterine Fibroids? Know This: 1) You Are Not … Continue reading

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New England Journal of Medicine Article Recommends Focused Ultrasound as Treatment Option for Women with Uterine Fibroids

The Focused Ultrasound Foundation issued a release on a recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine highlighting the various treatment options for uterine fibroids. The Foundation notes that the article’s inclusion of focused ultrasound as a uterine-conserving, non-invasive … Continue reading

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Nearly One in Five Women Who Undergo Hysterectomy May Not Need the Procedure – EurekAlert!

It is estimated that one in three women in the United States will have had a hysterectomy by the age of 60. Although the numbers of hysterectomies are decreasing, a new study of more than three thousand women in Michigan … Continue reading

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Johnson & Johnson Pulls Hysterectomy Device From Hospitals – The Wall Street Journal

Johnson & Johnson said Wednesday it was withdrawing a surgical tool that can spread cancer in women, effectively removing the device’s largest manufacturer from the market amid a contentious debate over its use. The company plans to tell customers world-wide … Continue reading

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Executive Director of Fibroid Relief, Justine Atkinson, Speaks at FDA Advisory Committee Meeting Regarding the Future of Morcellator Devices

Executive Director of Fibroid Relief, Justine Atkinson, stood among clinical experts and government decision makers in Silver Spring, MD, on July 10, 2014, at an FDA Advisory Committee Meeting regarding the future of morcellator devices used during some procedures to … Continue reading

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More Than One Option When Fighting Fibroid Tumors – KY3

Pilates studio owner Tonya Amos needs her body to run her business.  But the former professional dancer started feeling intense pain. A visit to her doctor revealed the cause.  Tonya had several fibroids – one of them as large as … Continue reading

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