Women Seek Choices when Tumors Strike

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Women Seek Choices when Tumors Strike

By Linda Villarosa

                The story is too common: a woman goes to her doctor to treat her heavy menstrual bleeding.  She is told she has fibroids, but is reassured it is normal.  Six months later, her fibroids have grown and she is told she needs a hysterectomy.  At the age of 32, she still wants to be able to have children.  Fibroids are common in women in their 30s and 40s, and as more women are waiting to have children, they find out they have fibroids, which can complicate pregnancy.  In the past, there were few alternative to hysterectomy.   Health experts are pushing to alter the options for treatment of fibroids as the demographic of women learning they have fibroids changes.  Treatment for fibroids is important to fertility, longevity and health for women, and can’t be ignored.  Click to read more…

Link to Article in NY Times:

http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?sec=health&res=950CE0DD113CF934A1575BC0A9649C8B63

Women Seek Choices when Tumors Strike

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