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Harvard Medical School Guide: Managing Fibroids

Managing Fibroids 7activestudio | Getty Images Benign, but sometimes problematic A majority of women will develop a fibroid in the uterus at some point—although they may never know it. By age 50, an estimated 70% of women have these smooth muscle tumors of the uterus, also called leiomyomas or myomas. …

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