Following our discovery that my wife’s occult uterine cancer was morcellated using a gynecological power morcellator, we initiated a vigorous campaign to protect others from this avoidable harm. It is now increasingly clear that one in 350-500 women with symptomatic fibroids have occult or missed uterine cancer lurking in what a majority of gynecological surgeons have assumed to be benign tumors.
Learning from the Power Morcellation Fiasco: Federal Government Must Do More to Regulate Devices
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