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New Oral Medication Tested for Fibroids

Title: Ulipristal Acetate versus Placebo for Fibroid Treatment before Surgery Journal: New England Journal of Medicine, February, 2012 Authors: Donnez J, Tatarchuk T, Bouchard P, and others Study from: Brussels, Russia, France, Romania, Hungary, Switzerland, England Problem: There are no currently effective and safe pills for treatment of uterine fibroid symptoms. Study: Women with heavy […]

Mefipristone, a Medical Treatment for Fibroids, is Not Looking Good

Mefipristone was effective decreasing sympotms from fibroids, but it caused benign overgrowth of the uterine lining cells. While benign overgrowth does not turn into precancer or cancer, the worry is that longer treatment with Mefipristone could stimulate actual cancer cells to form. Further study will be needed, but this study is discouraging.


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