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April 4, 2018 Jenny Rosenberg
Washington, DC — CARE (Community, Action, Research, and Education) About Fibroids (careaboutfibroids.org), a nonprofit women’s health organization dedicated to increasing awareness of uterine fibroids, today announced that renowned women’s health expert Nancy C. Lee, M.D. will serve as the group’s Senior Policy Advisor. With the addition of Dr. Lee, CARE About Fibroids is elevating its stature as an emerging force in the mobilization of women’s health advocacy organizations to build greater awareness of uterine fibroids, as well as a sense of urgency around the need for improved diagnosis, expanded and better treatment options, and enhanced patient access to appropriate care.
CARE About Fibroids Launches Website, Social Media Campaign to Promote Education, Awareness of Uterine Fibroids
Washington, DC — CARE (Community, Action, Research, and Education) About Fibroids, a recently-formed nonprofit women’s health organization dedicated to increasing awareness of uterine fibroids, today unveiled a patient-centered online resource to help educate and inform patients about uterine fibroids. The website, www.CAREaboutFibroids.org, serves as a one-stop shop for the “411” on uterine fibroids, as well as a compilation of resources and published studies on fibroids.
The website builds on CARE About Fibroids’ mission to elevate the conversation surrounding uterine fibroids, an under-recognized condition that can seriously impact the health and fertility of millions of American women each year. CARE About Fibroids’ carefully-curated and scientifically-reviewed online resource is accessible to anyone interested in learning more about fibroids.
New Women’s Health Care Organization Launches with Message: “It’s Time for America to CARE About Fibroids”
Washington, DC -- Former U.S. Department of Health and Human Services official and Capitol Hill veteran Jenny Rosenberg today announced the formation of CARE (Community, Action, Research, and Education) About Fibroids, an innovative women’s nonprofit health organization dedicated to elevating the conversation around uterine fibroids for all U.S. women.
Fibroids are a condition affecting between 70 to 80 percent of women by the time they are age 50. CARE About Fibroids will serve as the catalyst for increased awareness and advocacy of uterine fibroids, giving voice to the estimated 30 percent of women of reproductive age who face its symptoms - from extreme pain and heavy menstrual bleeding to urinary and bowel dysfunction, sexual problems, pregnancy complications and infertility.