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Fibroid Fighters

The Fibroid Fighters Foundation is a public welfare organization created to advance the cause of women’s’ health and the safe and effective treatment of uterine fibroids.

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Understanding Fibroids

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Multi-Facted Approach

Our Mission

By developing a collaborative partnership with fellow patients and physicians, we’re fostering a supportive relationship where informed women have proactive conversations with trusted healthcare providers on a regular basis. As a patient-founded organization, our unique insights layered with a unique mix of virtual and in-person outreach drives exponential change.

Awareness, education, and access to care are all needed to make a tremendous difference in a woman’s quality of life. Together we need to make talking about menstrual health and fertility a part of normal health care.

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Shay Johnson's Story

Actress Shay Johnson was terrified every time she thought of the word "Fibroids." She separated herself from her family and friends while trying to deal with the symptoms herself. She finally was made aware of treatment options that helped her to live a normal life.

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Everyone’s personal journey with fibroids can serve as a source of motivation and hope for other women suffering from similar conditions.
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Recent Blog Posts

09/29/2022

Fibroids and Breast Cancer Risk

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month and women are reminded about the importance of knowing the risk factors and typical signs of breast cancer. If you suffer from fibroids, you may

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PCOS Vs. Fibroids: Similarities and Differences
09/13/2022

PCOS Vs. Fibroids: Similarities and Differences

September is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness Month. Fibroids and PCOS share similar symptoms which can make it challenging to get a proper diagnosis. If you are having irregular periods,

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State Representative Kyra Harris Bolden Receives the Fibroid Fighters’ 2022 Champion Award
08/24/2022

State Representative Kyra Harris Bolden Receives the Fibroid Fighters’ 2022 Champion Award

Michigan State Representative Kyra Harris Bolden was presented with the 2022 Champion Award by the Fibroid Fighters Foundation at their annual fibroid awareness dinner, “A Night in Purple”, held July

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Whether you want to be prepared for the start of your period, plan for travel or, simply monitor your cycle, our quick period calendar should be able to help.
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Uterine Fibroids Melissa Muganzo
09/28/2022

Uterine Fibroids: Can Lifestyle Changes Help

In a chat with Real Health, Melissa Muganzo Murphy, 34, an actress and filmmaker and a supporter of the nonprofit organization Fibroid Fighters Foundation, discusses her experience using alternative methods to relieve the symptoms of fibroids, noncancerous growths that affect between 20% and 80% of women before age 50. “I’m West Indian and Kenyan, so I grew up taking herbs and wasn’t new to the idea that natural products can help to heal the body,”…

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