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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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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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FDA Advises Against Morcellator Use in Hysterectomies – The Wall Street Journal

Federal regulators advised doctors Thursday to stop using a surgical device used in tens of thousands of hysterectomies each year, citing its potential to spread cancer. The move by the Food and Drug Administration could change the way many women … Continue reading

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FDA Warns Against Fibroid Morcellation

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned against a popular treatment for uterine fibroids, laparoscopic power morcellation. This procedure involves breaking up the uterine tissue into smaller pieces or fragments so it can be removed through a small … Continue reading

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