News tagged with benign tumors

Two gene mutations drive adrenal cancer

Two different genetic mutations cooperate to induce adrenal cancer, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center and University of Sao Paulo in Brazil.

Sep 10, 2012
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Is combining hysterectomy and a tummy tuck safe?

(HealthDay) -- New research suggests that combining two very different surgeries -- a hysterectomy and a tummy tuck -- is relatively safe, with no major complications seen in 65 women who had both procedures ...

May 11, 2012
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Breakthrough in genetics of fibroids

Uterine leiomyomas, also called fibroids, cause a very significant burden to women's health. They are benign tumors that occur in 60% of women by the age of 45 years and cause symptoms such as abdominal pain and discomfort, ...

Aug 25, 2011
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African-American women 3 times more likely to get fibroids

Women who experience heavy periods, cramping, pain during sex, an urge to urinate frequently and even infertility may have a common disorder that affects African-American women three times more often than other women. This ...

Aug 09, 2011
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