Benign Tumors; Cancer, Benign; Tumors, Benign 

Uterine fibroids (leiomyomata, singular leiomyoma) are the most common neoplasm in females, and may affect about of 25 % of white and 50% of black women during the reproductive years. They are a major indication for a hysterectomy.

A noncancerous growth that does not invade nearby tissue or spread to other parts of the body.

Uterine Fibroids as related to Benign Tumor