Benign and Malignant Tumours of the Myometrium

  • Isabel Stabile
  • Tim Chard
  • Gedis Grudzinskas

Abstract

Leiomyoma (fibromyoma, fibroids) is the commonest of all tumours in the human body (20% incidence at post mortem). Factors affecting the incidence include parity (commoner in nullipara) and race (commoner in black women, but with no association with parity).

Keywords

Sarcoma Cyclophosphamide Infertility Endometriosis Vincristine 

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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Isabel Stabile
    • 1
  • Tim Chard
    • 2
  • Gedis Grudzinskas
    • 3
  1. 1.Center for Prevention and Early Intervention PolicyFlorida State UniversityTallahasseeUSA
  2. 2.Reproductive Physiology Laboratory, Department of Obstetrics and GynaecologySt Bartholomew’s HospitalLondonUK
  3. 3.Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 4th Floor, Holland WingThe Royal London HospitalLondonUK

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