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Traveling for Fibroid Surgery with Dr. Paul MacKoul, MD

October 15, 2015 // Posted in: Featured, Fibroids, Medical Travel, Patient Spotlight

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Leave fibroids in the rearview mirror: Sherri’s Story. Sherri saw Dr. Paul MacKoul over 10 years ago for fibroid removal surgery. After moving to New York, new fibroids grew, and Sherri was left without a minimally invasive option that would allow her to keep her uterus. Traveling back to Maryland for surgery was the best decision she could make.

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Dr. Natalya Danilyants To Appear on Urban Health Beat

October 12, 2015 // Posted in: Doctors, Featured

Danilyants Aug 2015 croppedWednesday, October 14 at 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Urban Health Beat on WEAA-FM in Baltimore will focus Wednesday’s show on women’s GYN health, surgical experience, and the new findings from Uncovered: The Truth About GYN Surgery at

Listeners are invited to call in and ask questions: 410-319-8888.

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A One on One with The Fibroids Project

October 7, 2015 // Posted in: Featured, Fibroids, News, Resources

fibroids project logo The Fibroids Project was founded in 2010 to create a one stop shop for women looking for information and support on fibroids. The founder Renee Brown Small shares her vision for the organization and the upcoming speaker series. Dr. Natalya Danilyants, MD is a featured speaker on November 3, 2015, discussing LAAM, minimally invasive fibroid removal.

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Myths & Facts About Myomectomies: The Procedure

October 6, 2015 // Posted in: Featured, Fibroids, Procedures

Don’t suffer with fibroids; get the facts about myomectomies. Women who have fibroids often have difficulty with heavy bleeding, pelvic pain, difficulty going to the bathroom and many experience infertility or miscarriages. Fibroids can grow to be very large, making some women look pregnant. Learn the facts about myomectomies so that you can be prepared when seeking the best possible treatment.

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Why Delaying Fibroid Surgery Can Be Harmful

October 1, 2015 // Posted in: Conditions, Fibroids, Procedures, Techniques

fibroid surgeryThere are several myths that can cause a woman to delay fibroid surgery doing more harm than good. Understanding the facts and knowing your options for surgery can help many women avoid unnecessary pain, embarrassment and heartache.

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Majority of Women Worry About Sex After A Hysterectomy

September 28, 2015 // Posted in: Featured, Patient resource

sex after hysterectomyNo matter a woman’s age, having a hysterectomy can be an emotional experience. For many, it can bring up feelings of loss and fear. Loss of femininity, no longer being able to bear children, fear of diminished attractiveness. And it can bring up concerns about having sex: Will it be painful? Will I be able to enjoy it? Will I feel different to my partner? Will I even be interested in sex again?

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Prevent Ovarian Cancer: How To Navigate Genetic Testing

September 22, 2015 // Posted in: Conditions, Featured, In The Press

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When a woman is diagnosed with ovarian cancer, it affects more than just her health. The long-term implications for the health of her children and grandchildren, both women and men, are equally as important to understand. Testing positive for any of the genetic mutations can put an individual at higher risk for developing cancer, but the progression of genetic testing is important to provide a complete picture.

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Chilli Amar Ovarian Cancer Story Helps Women

September 16, 2015 // Posted in: Conditions, Doctors, Featured Conditions, In The Press, News, Patient Spotlight

Chilli and Family

Washington Post

Chilli Amar, WASH-FM co-host of the Loo & Chilli and Dr. Paul MacKoul, MD, founder of The Center for Innovative GYN Care sat down with Bettina Lanyi at The Washington Post to talk about Chilli’s mom, her own risk of ovarian cancer, and the minimally invasive GYN surgery advances at CIGC.

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GYN Surgery Knowledge Gap Hampers Women’s Decisions

September 15, 2015 // Posted in: Featured, News

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More Than 1.6 Million Women in the United States Need GYN Surgery Annually, But Few Know What’s At Stake. A recent national survey commissioned by The Center for Innovative GYN Care revealed that more than half of women in the U.S. are unclear about GYN conditions and surgical procedures. Read more in the press release.

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Press Release – Uncovered: The Truth About GYN Surgery

September 15, 2015 // Posted in: In The Press, News

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More Than 1.6 Million Women in the United States Need GYN Surgery Annually, But Few Know What’s At Stake

New Campaign Encourages Women to Get the Facts about the Rapid Advancements in GYN Surgery

Washington, DC; September 15, 2015 – New research released today finds that more than half of American women either don’t know or have misperceptions about common gynecological conditions and surgeries, such as uterine fibroids, hysterectomies, and myomectomies. Public awareness of GYN conditions and their treatment has not kept up with the rapid pace of advancements in minimally invasive GYN surgery.

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