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The Fibroid Growth Study Web site provides these resource links as a service to our users. NIEHS/NCMHD is not responsible for the information at the linked sites and does not endorse any products or services found there. NIEHS/NCMHD cannot ensure the privacy or security of the information provided to the linked sites.

 

Center for Uterine Fibroids 

Info about the role of hormones and genetic mutations in the formation of fibroids. Answers to common questions about fibroids in both Spanish and English.

 

Florida State University College of Medicine 

This site has two pages that show the gross anatomy of a uterus with several leiomyomas and one that shows a microscopic picture of fibrous tissue. Each picture has its description underneath.

 

Georgetown University Medical Center 

This site suggests Uterine Artery Embolization as one of the options available to women with fibroids. It also gives background information on fibroids and discusses other treatments.

 

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

General information  about fibroids including symptoms, treatment, and rick factors associated with the condition. Description of fibroids  , who is at risk for getting them, symptoms associated with uterine fibroids and treatment for fibroids.

 

National Uterine Fibroids Foundation  

This site gives an overview of general fibroid information including symptoms, treatments, risk factors, statistics and research funding.

 

Medscape 

This site lists links to information about uterine fibroids. List includes in formation from the gynecological, radiological, and clinical perspectives. It also has links that discuss alternate treatments and fibroid management.

 

U.S. National Library of Medicine 

This site provides links to other sites that give general fibroid information, anatomy and physiology, clinical trials, diagnosis and symptoms, pictures and diagrams, treatment, statistics, organizations concerned with fibroid growth and the prevention and screening of fibroids.

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