Uterine Fibroids 101: From Molecular Origins to Clinical Management
February 10, 2015•15 min
Most women in the United States will develop fibroids at some point in their lives. But the range of issues experienced is very wide, from asymptomatic disease to debilitating illness. Joining Dr. Renee Matthews to examine the mysterious etiology and pathogenesis, quality of life impacts, and modern medical and surgical approaches to fibroids is Dr. Jessica Shepherd, Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Director of Minimally Invasive Gynecology at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago. Dr. Shepherd is also founder of Her Viewpoint, an online community empowering women about their health.