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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 Heads to Houston April 27

Fibroid Relief will present a Fibroid Relief At Last event on April 27, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. at the Westin Oaks Hotel located at the Houston Galleria.  This free community event, held in partnership with St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital and … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Event – From My Perspective

“I am 49 years old and I have been suffering from fibroids for 20 years.  I had my first myomectomy in 1992, the fibroids grew back, so I had another myomectomy in 2002, the fibroids have grown back again, plus … 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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Infertility and Fibroids…Yet Another Symptom

“Human reproduction is an inefficient process. On average, only one in five meetings of sperm and egg result in a fertilized egg with pregnancy potential. So therefore normal is abnormal.” This was a quote that Dr. Howard W. Jones gave during … Continue reading

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A New Perspective

“I just wanted to let you know that Dr. Oz is doing an episode on fibroids today, so be sure to record it!”  I cringed at the message my oh-so-helpful mother left on my voicemail last Friday, as I was … Continue reading

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Doctor, can you hear me?

Greetings from California!  I’m in Los Angeles, working with our friends at UCLA on plans for our Fibroid Relief At Last! event which will take place in late April.  We have a fantastic panel lined up that will discuss all treatment … Continue reading

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Choices Choices Choices…Yipeeee!!

As promised in the last blog that I posted, in THIS blog, I will list/describe  all of  the treatment options that are available for women  ladened with fibroids. I also promise: 1.To be brief with my descriptions (okay,stop rolling your eyes), 2.To be … Continue reading

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“OOOPS!” Sorry

Time to admit the error of my ways! To quote my darling 17 month old granddaughter whenever any miss-take occurs in her world (ie: dropping goodies up-‘n-over the highchair table,)  an expressive audibly-adorable reaction punctuates the air…”OOOPS!!” Well, I say, … Continue reading

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Testing One Two Three..Testing One Two Three…

The upper chamber of the hour glass is trickling more quickly…and I am actually excited about it! Last week one of my google alerts produced the most magnificent article; adding another peg to the ongoing quest to have ExAblate (FUS, … Continue reading

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