University of Maryland tests nonsurgical method of treating common fibroids

The most important aspect of this article is that doctors are FINALLY realizing that not every women needs to have a hysterectomy just because she has fibroids. Why take out the uterus along with the fibroids, when the uterus itself is healthy? Why not just treat the fibroids?  That’s what the Fibroid Treatment Center specializes in doing for women throughout the country. Our center is one of the leaders in offering women non-surgical, less-invasive options to treat just their fibroids. Read the article from the Baltimore Sun below.


When Sandra Spellman saw the ad for a new way of treating uterine fibroids on her Facebook page, she did something she doesn’t normally do.  “I was bleeding and feeling drained, and I really couldn’t take it anymore,” she said. “I clicked.”

Spellman, 45, who lives in Baltimore, was directed to information about a trial underway at nearly two dozen institutions, including the University of Maryland School of Medicine. The so-called Sonata trial is named for a device that uses heat to zap the common, noncancerous growths rather than a scalpel to cut them out, something she didn’t want and said she couldn’t afford.

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