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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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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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Uterine Surgical Technique Is Linked to Abnormal Growths and Cancer Spread

By DENISE GRADY FEB. 6, 2014 Concerns are increasing among doctors about the safety of a procedure performed on tens of thousands of women a year in the United States who undergo surgery to remove fibroid tumors from the uterus, … Continue reading

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