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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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Research on Focused Ultrasound and Fertility Receives International Award

We are always pleased when research on non-invasive MR-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) is published. It helps to make this new treatment more respected among physicians — and thus, potentially more available to you. What is even more exciting is when … Continue reading

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Woman Treated with MRg-FUS Is Mother of Healthy Baby

We ran a patient story about a woman named Frances on our web site in February 2009. Several years prior, Frances had been diagnosed with three uterine fibroids and was offered the options of hysterectomy or uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) … Continue reading

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CBS Evening News Features Story on Focused Ultrasound for Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids and focused ultrasound have finally received the attention that they deserve!  Last night, the CBS Evening News aired a story on focused ultrasound that we hope will raise awareness of the burden of uterine fibroids on women and … Continue reading

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Fibroid Relief Kicks Off “Fibroids & Fertility” Blog Series

Because fibroids affect so many women of childbearing years, Fibroid Relief is doing a blog series entitled “Fibroids & Fertility” for the month of June. We are pleased to kick it off with a guest blog by Megan Lubin, who … Continue reading

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New Website Raises Fibroid Awareness and Promotes Advocacy

“Nope, shouldn’t be a problem.” Those are the words ringing in my ears every time I have a pain that starts in my abdomen and courses down my thigh. Those are the words I hear with each trip to the … Continue reading

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