What Are Fibroids?

June 26, 2013

Fibroids are, generally, noncancerous (benign) growths of the uterus that often occur during a woman’s childbearing years. They are also commonly referred to as uterine fibroids, fibromyomas, leiomyomas or myomas. Fibroids are growths of smooth muscle and fibrous tissue. Fibroids   Read more…


April 9, 2013

A uterine fibroid is a benign (usually non-cancerous) tumor that develops in the smooth muscle-tissue of the uterus. Although made up of the same fibrous muscle as the uterine wall, the fibroid nodule is much denser. A fibroid can grow   Read more…

Fibroid Tumor

March 26, 2013

A uterine fibroid tumor is a mass of tissue that grows in on or the uterus. Although these tumors can grow quite large and cause health problems, they are usually not cancerous. It is not known exactly what causes a   Read more…

Fibroid Tumors – What Are They?

January 17, 2013

They vary in size from microscopic to the size of a grapefruit. Uterine fibroid tumors are usually diagnosed during a routine pelvic exam. Their exact cause is unknown but there are several contributing factors. What are fibroid tumors caused by?   Read more…

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