Other Uterine Fibroids FAQs

Basic information for topics, such as “What is it?” is available in the About Uterine Fibroids section. Answers to other Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) specific to uterine fibroids are in this section.


  1. Yan, L., Ding, L., Li, C., Wang, Y., Tang, R., & Chen, Z. J. (2014). Effect of fibroids not distorting the endometrial cavity on the outcome of in vitro fertilization treatment: A retrospective cohort study. Fertility and Sterility, 101(3), 716-721. Retrieved June 29, 2017, from https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24424367/
  2. National Library of Medicine. (2015). Uterine fibroids. MedlinePlus. Retrieved June 13, 2017, from http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000914.htm
  3. Levy, B., Mukherjee, T., & Hirschhorn, K. (2000). Molecular cytogenetic analysis of uterine leiomyoma and leiomyosarcoma by comparative genomic hybridization. Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics, 121(1), 1-8. 
  4. Pithukpakorn, M., & Toro, J.R. (2015). Hereditary leiomyomatosis and renal cell cancer. Retrieved May 3, 2018, from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK1252/
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