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uterine fibroid tumor

[yew-ter-in fi-broyd too-mer or tyoo-mer]also called a fibroma. A benign (non-cancerous) tumor that is made of fibrous or connective tissue. It is the most common tumor found in women. It can be in the uterine wall or protrude into the lining of the uterus. Usually there are no symptoms, but it can cause abnormal bleeding and other symptoms depending on its size and location in the uterus. See also uterus, leiomyoma.

What is uterine sarcoma?

... Benign uterine tumors. ... can also develop in the connective tissues of the uterus. ...
and adenomyomas, are also known as types of fibroid tumors. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/uterinesarcoma/detailedguide/uterine-sarcoma-what-is-uterine-sarcoma

How is uterine sarcoma diagnosed?

... surgery for what is thought to be benign fibroid tumors. ... scans are rarely used
to diagnose uterine cancer, but ... to biopsy tumors of the uterus, but can ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/uterinesarcoma/detailedguide/uterine-sarcoma-diagnosis

Cancer Glossary

... Uterine fibroids do not usually cause symptoms, but the tumors can cause
abnormal uterine bleeding ... See also tumor, uterine fibroid tumor, uterus. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=l

Uterine Sarcoma

... Benign uterine tumors ... can also develop in the connective tissues of the uterus. ...
and adenomyomas, are also known as types of fibroid tumors. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003145-pdf.pdf

Cancer Glossary

... uterine fibroid tumor Search [yew-ter-in fi-broyd too-mer or tyoo-mer]. also ... It
can be in the uterine wall or protrude into the lining of the uterus. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=u

Survivor of Peritoneum Cancer Finds Answers on Cancer.org

... had a history of non-cancerous fibroid tumors and was ... Another sister died this
year of uterine cancer and a ... designed to slow or stop tumor growth. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/survivorshipduringandaftertreatment/storiesofhope/survivor-of-peritoneum-cancer-finds-answers-on-cancer.org