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Today Show Segment Discusses Fibroid Treatment Options

At Fibroid Relief, we are always happy when someone shares good information about women’s health. Yesterday morning on NBC’s Today Show, an informative clip about new findings in women’s gynecological health aired. The guest being interviewed was Dr. Roshini Raj, … 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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In MD We Trust

One of the most surprising aspects of my personal experience with fibroids has been the lack of education in the medical community about treatment options, coupled with the failure of many OB/GYNs to inform their patients of all the treatment … 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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Health Reform & Fibroids

Discussions about Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) were not commonplace conversation just over a year ago, but as the Health Care Reform initiative has progressed, it seems that nearly every single day we hear something about CER. Recently, Medical Devices Today … 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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A Small Drop in the (Research Funding) Bucket

As a new member of the Fibroid Relief team, I just read an article that announced that The National Institutes of Health (NIH) committed approximately $40 million research dollars in 2009 to comparative effectiveness research involving medical devices. 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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Our Amazing Advisory Board…and welcoming our new member, Dr. John Lipman

We’re very fortunate to have such a phenomenal Advisory Board at Fibroid Relief and if you haven’t noticed, please take a look at the people who help guide our growing organization. Last week I visited a new addition to our … Continue reading

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