Uterine Fibroid Tumors

Raise your hand if you know anything about Uterine Fibroid Tumors. Bueller? Bueller? While uterine fibroids aren’t standard info covered in Women’s Bodies 101, they should be: Up to 70 percent of all women are likely to get them in their lifetime. Here are all the nitty-gritty details you need to know:

1. Uterine Fibroids Are Super-Common

Also known as leiomyomas or myomas, these are the most common Uterine Fibroid Tumors. One study found that between 70 to 80 percent of all women will get them by the age of 50. You’re most likely to see them in your 40s and early 50s.

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