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What No One Tells Black Women About Fibroids

Our tumors are usually larger and we’re more likely to be hospitalized. This is a crisis.

II was lying in a white-sheeted hotel bed in Chicago when I realized my fibroids had returned. It had been nearly three years since I’d first experienced these symptoms, but they were unmistakable: an incredibly heavy menstrual cycle that…

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Evette Dionne

Evette Dionne

Journalist. Critic. Editor-in-chief of Bitch Media. National Book Award-nominated author. Always reading and learning.

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