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hysterectomy

Patient Story

‘Time to get this taken care of’

A prolapsed organ led a 68-year-old retiree to choose surgery. The outcome: She'll be back on the ski slopes this winter.

Patient Story

‘If you think something is off, take care of it’

After conquering endometrial cancer, Glenna Veneberg wants other women to pay attention to their symptoms.

Hysterectomy may have long-term health risks

Women who undergo the procedure may develop greater risk factors for heart disease and other health issues—even if they keep their ovaries.

Many U.S. women unaware of fibroid treatments

The bottom line? Hysterectomy isn't the only choice.

Few like to talk (or think) about it

But recommendations for Pap smears have changed. Find out what you don't know that could save your life with this doctor Q&A.

Patient Story

‘It’s worth a shot’

Instead of a hysterectomy, some women might qualify for a less-invasive procedure that essentially starves fibroids.

Patient Story

‘Why wait for cancer to find me?’

With a strong family history and a dangerous gene mutation, Kelley Miller decided to fend off potential cancer with proactive surgeries.

Patient Story

When robots attack fibroids

Robot-assisted, minimally invasive surgery improves patient recovery times.

Don’t let fibroids ruin your life

They could be the source of your relentless exhaustion and nagging discomfort.

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