Fibroid Treatment Collective Hosts Free Informational Seminar About Fibroids
- Created: March 31, 2011
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Attend a free seminar on the latest advancements in treating fibroids in observance of Fibroid Awareness Week. Learn about the Myths and Facts about fibroids.
Los Angeles – March 23, 2011 – Bruce McLucas, M.D., founder of the Los Angeles-based Fibroid Treatment Collective and an expert on fibroids, will host a free seminar on the latest advancements in treating fibroids in observance of Fibroid Awareness Week. The seminar will be held on Saturday, April 23rd, 2011, at 9:30 a.m. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. at the Four Points by Sheridan, 5990 Green Valley Circle, Culver City, CA. Seating is limited. Reservations can be made at http://bit.ly/FibroidSeminarST or by calling 866.362.6463. Fibroids affect about 40 percent of women (50 percent of African American women).
The doctor will cover “Myths and Facts about Fibroids” during the seminar. Some of the myths to be discussed include:
- There is a “miracle diet” that can cause fibroids to disappear.
- Fibroids increase your chances of endometrial cancer.
- If you have fibroids, you must have a hysterectomy.
- If you have fibroids, you can’t become pregnant.
- You don’t need your uterus after you’ve had your children, so just remove it if it gives you any problems.
Dr. McLucas is a Los Angeles-based OB-GYN who practices at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. One of the pioneers in developing uterine artery embolization, Dr. McLucas has had a career-long interest in minimally invasive therapy, serving as president and charter member of the Society for Minimally Invasive Therapy. Dr. McLucas founded the Los Angeles-based Fibroid Treatment Collective 12 years ago, and his team performed the first embolization in the United States at UCLA in 1994.