10/08/21

Increased Risk of Breast Cancer In Women with Fibroids

Every October, we donate to breast cancer awareness organizations, wear pink ribbons or clothing, and are grateful for our family members in remission. It’s easy to go through the motions, but it’s more important that we know the risk factors and common signs of breast cancer. Participating in proactive at-home…

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Ambassador Melissa Muganzo Murphy Fibroid Survivor
10/01/21

Breaking the Generational Fibroid Stigma

 “The entire time my body was trying to tell me, ‘hey, something is wrong’, and I had normalized it because generationally, I was told that having bad periods was a right of passage…” - Fibroid Survivor, Activist, Entertainer, Philanthropist, and…

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09/24/21

Is Hypertension, Fibroids, and High…

As someone living with fibroids, you probably feel you already have too much on your plate to worry about. Uncontrollable bleeding, unpredictable cycles, severe pelvic pain, frequent urination, are just some of the many symptoms you may battle on a…

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09/17/21

Fibroids and Hemorrhoids

Having uterine fibroids can be a pain in the butt….literally. Hemorrhoids are swollen, inflamed veins that are located in and near the rectum that can cause pain or bleeding. There are both internal and external versions of hemorrhoids, which can…

09/15/21

The Importance of Advocating For…

At Fibroid Fighters, we aim to educate the public about the impact of fibroids on women across the world. We believe that by sharing stories from women who are fighting or have fought fibroids, we can raise awareness of this…

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09/10/21

Can Fibroids Turn Into Ovarian…

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ovarian cancer is the 5th deadliest cancer for women, following cervical cancer. Close to 21,000 people are diagnosed with ovarian cancer every year. Unfortunately, it has been found that over…

09/03/21

Myth Busting: Can STIs Cause…

When it comes to what definitively causes uterine fibroids, benign tumors that develop within the uterus, there are numerous myths. Over the years doctors and researchers have been able to prove that many of these rumors are, in fact, just…