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Fibroids and miscarriage

Conventional clinical wisdom has linked fibroids and the risk of miscarriage, but a new study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology concluded that this link does not exist.




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COMPARE-UF is a registry* designed with input from women with fibroids that will gather information from women having treatment for uterine fibroids. This information will be used to help future patients, clinicians, and others make the most informed decisions about the best type of treatment for each patient's situation.

*A registry is a program that collects information about a person’s health to help answer specific questions to ultimately improve the medical care that people receive.

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Are there alternatives to hysterectomy?

Hysterectomy (removal of the uterus) is not the only treatment for uterine fibroids, though it is the most common. COMPARE-UF will gather information about alternative treatment procedures.

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As many as 3 out of 4 women have fibroids,

but not all women have symptoms or require treatment.

For women who require treatment,
there are alternatives to hysterectomy.