The Impact of Uterine Fibroids on African American Women’s Quality of Life.

Greenfield, Jesse R.

Uterine fibroids are benign tumors found inside of or on uterine muscle tissue and can be the size of a pea or grow to the size of a small soccer ball. These tumors are often a painful and distressing burden to bear (Okolo, 2008). Fibroids, or leiomyomatosis, are a public health issue as they are widespread throughout much of the American female population. Women who experience side effects do so... read more

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Uterine fibroids.
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