Uterine fibroids, non-cancerous tumours found around the uterus in up to 50% of women, are treated through a variety of methods. The options used to be limited to hysterectomy but depending on individual circumstances, patients now have a choice of minimally invasive treatments including uterine fibroid embolisation (UFE), laparoscopic myomectomy, medical regimes (new drugs) or open surgical treatments.

The information in this fibroids section has been written by senior Consultant Gynaecologists who are leading experts in the treatment of fibroids. The articles listed below explain how fibroids are diagnosed and the latest treatment options that you may wish to learn more about as well as discuss with your doctor.