fibroid tumor


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benign tumor containing fibrous tissue (especially in the uterus)

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A 3-month study of 195 women with uterine fibroid tumors was conducted in three hospitals in Vietnam in 2007.
When the Ob/Gyn discovered that the multiple fibroid tumors turned out to be one easily-removable tumor she removed that tumor without performing a hysterectomy.
The two most common problems that lead to hysterectomy are persistent bleeding and fibroid tumors of the uterus.
In another experiment, female mice implanted with fibroid tumor cells were given 1.
As noted above, the t(12;14) (q13-15, q23-24) translocation is associated with enhanced growth of fibroid tumor cells due, in part, to overexpression of HMGIC.
The health disparities of uterine fibroid tumors for African American women: A public health issue.
Laparoscopic hysterectomy with morcellation vs abdominal hysterectomy for presumed fibroid tumors in premenopausal women: a decision analysis.
Elsie Stiff of Jackson became the world's first patient to undergo 1-MRI, a new procedure to destroy fibroid tumors.
Hollis and his colleagues of a lower risk of uterine fibroid tumors in women with sufficient levels of vitamin D.
For the current study, the researchers tested the vitamin D treatment on a strain of rats genetically predisposed to developing fibroid tumors.
Current projects include campaigns to ban smoking and asbestos; working with international physician and worker safety groups to warn about the risks of inappropriate use of diagnostic radiation and cell phones; exploring what factors lie behind puzzlingly high rates of fibroid tumors, breast cancer, and endometriosis in African American women; and building environmental wellness programs to address the environmental impacts of energy development, the built environment, and radon.
Although fibroid tumors are typically thought of as benign, they may not in fact be clinically benign," Dr.
Uterine fibroids (also called uterine fibroid tumors or myoma) are noncancerous growths in the uterus that most often, but not necessarily, develop in women between the ages of 30 and 50.