The latest news on fibroids
High-energy ultrasound waves avoid surgery by destroying the benign tumors
Monitoring fetal growth in women with these tumors advisable, study says
Human trials will begin soon, researchers say
Mutation discovered more common in white women, but different genes might raise risk in black women
Fibroids are solid balls of muscle that grow within the wall of the uterus or in its cavity.
Fibroids are usually diagnosed during a routine pelvic exam.
About 20 to 50 percent of women with fibroids experience symptoms.