The truth about uterine fibroids reported on NPR

I found this radio piece about uterine fibroid tumors. Happy to see National Public Radio coverage. You can listen to the story using either RealPlayer or Windows Media Player.

The Truth About Uterine Fibroids

News & Notes with Ed Gordon, May 29, 2006 · Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous tumors that can cause bleeding, cramping, swelling and miscarriage. Farai Chideya talks to gynecologist Hilda Hutcherson about diagnosing and treating uterine fibroids.

Here is the link:

The Geek’s summary:

The piece lasts about 6 minutes and discusses several treatment options for fibroids including laparoscopic and hysteroscopic procedures, and Uterine Artery Embolization. The gynecologist in this story considers hysterectomy a treatment of last resort. Let’s hope this is a trend that catches on.


2 Responses to “The truth about uterine fibroids reported on NPR”

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