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Press release: Large-Scale Survey of Women with Uterine Fibroids Reveals Significant Impact on Quality of Life and Workplace Performance and Desire for Less Invasive Treatment Options

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Uterine Fibroid Live Webinar

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 6:30pm PST (9:30pm EST)

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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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In a Patient’s Words: Yvonne’s Story

Ten years ago, Yvonne’s gynecologist diagnosed her with fibroids and recommended a hysterectomy. The following is a transcript of Yvonne’s testimonial at the April 27 Fibroid Relief At Last Houston event. Fibroid Relief Advisory Board Member and event panelist Dr. … Continue reading

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Under Pressure: Can Uterine Fibroid Embolization Provide Urinary Relief?

It is a known fact that many uterine fibroid sufferers also deal with urinary discomfort: a feeling of pressure on the bladder, urinary incontinence and frequent visits to the restroom.    If you are considering uterine fibroid embolization, a minimally … Continue reading

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Study Shows Fibroid Treatments Improve Quality of Life

A new study shows that fibroid treatments — particularly minimally and non-invasive options — can help improve a woman’s quality of life. Of course those of you who suffer from fibroids don’t need a study to tell you that your … Continue reading

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Happy Happy…Ever So Grateful, Too!

This Tuesday, Nov. 2 (my husband, Dave’s birthday) will mark my third year anniversary after receiving the treatment of focused ultrasound for a ferocious ginormous awful uterine invader…the dreaded f-i-b-r-o-i-d!! I am grateful! Medical technological advancements (i.e., focused ultrasound) has afforded all of us … Continue reading

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Is It…Is It Really?

Is it hysteria to scream from the (proverbial) rooftops, just to let you know that every minute, of every hour, of every day, a women is uterus-ectomized for a benign condition like fibroids…is it really? Is it maniacal to be incensed about the … Continue reading

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New Research Sheds Light on UFE vs. Hysterectomy

A new study in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology points to the positive benefits of uterine fibroid embolization – a minimally invasive treatment option highlighted frequently on the Fibroid Relief website and in Facebook discussions among patients. The … 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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