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.
Lets Talk About U
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.Continue Reading
Read the Latest
Recent Blog Posts
Fibroids and Hemorrhoids
Having uterine fibroids can be a pain in the butt….literally. Hemorrhoids are swollen, inflamed veins that are located in and near the rectum that can cause pain or bleeding. There
Can Fibroids Turn Into Ovarian Cancer?
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ovarian cancer is the 5th deadliest cancer for women, following cervical cancer. Close to 21,000 people are diagnosed with ovarian
What's Going On
The Importance of Advocating For Your Health
At Fibroid Fighters, we aim to educate the public about the impact of fibroids on women across the world. We believe that by sharing stories from women who are fighting or have fought fibroids, we can raise awareness of this disease and help women suffering in silence know they are not alone. In addition to the stories we share in our Talk About U series, we’re providing stories like Sonia’s as a resource for people…Read More