Uterine fibroids are benign (non-cancerous) growths that develop in or around the womb (uterus) in women. Learn more about the condition, its diagnosis and the different treatment options available.
Fibroids are common, with around 1 in 3 women developing them at some point in their life.
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NHS Choices website – Fibroids http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Fibroids/Pages/Introduction.aspx Last accessed 18/07/2017