FIBROID EPIDEMIC: THE CRISIS

Every 10 minutes, 12 hysterectomies are performed in the United States. Even more astonishing, up to nine of them did not meet the guidelines set for a hysterectomy- rendering those procedures medically unnecessary. Due to the fact that patients are not always made aware of other options, up to 60 percent of these surgeries are performed for the treatment of Uterine Fibroids. Thankfully, there are non-surgical , effective solutions that alleviates debilitating symptoms, while also preserving a woman’s reproductive system and fertility.

Facing The Facts About Fibroid Tumors

1 in 3 women will be diagnosed with Fibroids

Women will be diagnosed with Fibroids

of 80 % African American Women have Fibroids

of African American Women have Fibroids

Hysterectomies each year are due to Fibroids

Hysterectomies each year are due to Fibroids

of 40 % African American Women have Fibroids

of all diagnosed fibroids are symptomatic

Fibroid Fighters Mission

The Fibroids 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.

The Foundation’s mission includes:

  • Educate the American public about the health, social and economic damages caused by uterine fibroids diseases.
  • Focus on research and advances in fibroids disease treatments.
  • Inform women that they do not need to suffer from uterine fibroids diseases and that embolization of uterine fibroids is an effective and non-invasive treatment option.
  • Advocate public and private payer coverage for uterine fibroids embolization.
  • Engage in fundraising activities with public and private companies to support the Foundation’s mission and activities.
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      "It is important to know about fibroids because it affects our mothers, sisters, aunts. We must be advocates for them". On Father's Day, we want to thank John Burns for fighting fibroids! Visit ow.ly/LqQK50Fa98j to watch his interview - Break the Silence, Break the Behavior. ... See MoreSee Less

      It is important to know about fibroids because it affects our mothers, sisters, aunts. We must be advocates for them. On Fathers Day, we want to thank John Burns for fighting fibroids! Visit http://ow.ly/LqQK50Fa98j to watch his interview - Break the Silence, Break the Behavior.

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      Learn the facts about Fibroids:

      ✔️1 in 3 women will be diagnosed with Fibroids
      ✔️300,000 Hysterectomies each year are due to Fibroids
      ✔️40% of all diagnosed Fibroids are symptomatic
      ✔️ 80% of African American Women have Fibroids
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      Learn the facts about Fibroids: 
 
✔️1 in 3 women will be diagnosed with Fibroids
✔️300,000 Hysterectomies each year are due to Fibroids
✔️40% of all diagnosed Fibroids are symptomatic
✔️ 80% of African American Women have Fibroids
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