Fibroids: Millions Of Women Suffer In Silence

July is Fibroid Awareness Month in Georgia. According to the National Institutes of Health, Uterine fibroids are the most common benign tumors in women of childbearing age.

Studies indicate that one in three women in the U.S. have fibroids and about 80 percent of African American women in the U.S. have fibroids. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Studies indicate that one in three women in the U.S. have fibroids and about 80 percent of African American women in the U.S. have fibroids. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)


The Atlanta Interventional Institute is hosting a free Health Talk for Women on Saturday, July 25. It’s being held at World Changers Marietta.

Click below to hear Maria Boynton’s interview with Dr. John Lipman, one of the nation’s leading fibroid experts.

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