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National Uterine Fibroids Foundation - NUFF

Organization URL(s)

www.nuff.org/
info@nuff.org

Other Contact Information

PO Box 9688
Colorado Springs, CO 80932-0688
1-800-874-7247 (Voice - Toll-free)
719-633-3454 (Voice)

Description

The National Uterine Fibroids Foundation is a nonprofit public charity dedicated to the following five goals: (1)To provide information to the public about the diagnosis of, and treatment options for, uterine fibroids and related conditions, and the right to receive, and the nature of, informed consent from medical providers for the treatment of uterine fibroids and related medical conditions affecting women's reproductive systems (2)To advocate for the rights of all women to maintain independent choice in the matter of deciding upon treatment options for uterine fibroids and related medical conditions affecting women's reproductive systems (3)To facilitate research studies (4)To promote alternatives to hysterectomy in an effort to thereby reduce the number of unnecessary hysterectomies performed on women with gynecological problems each year in the United States (5)To provide support to internet-developed women's health groups that provide services to women recovering from treatment choices that resulted in a negative outcome and/or reduced Quality of Life related to uterine fibroids and/or other conditions of their reproductive systems.

Online Resources

Print Resources

The Foundation provides information to the public about the diagnosis of, and treatment options for, uterine fibroids and related conditions affecting women's reproductive systems. In addition to web resources, NUFF is also developing a library of patient information brochures with bulk purchases available to physicians and single copy samples free to anyone upon request.

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Review Date

Monday, May 23, 2011