Hologic partners with Black women advocates on uterine fibroids campaign to improve diagnoses and treatment
Hologic is encouraging Black women and their advocates to “get loud to get care” when it comes to uterine fibroids. The medtech company’s new campaign “Unmuting Fibroids” shines a light on the gynecological health problem that disproportionately affects Black women.
Along with longtime partner The Black Women’s Health Imperative (BWHI), Hologic kicked off the effort with a roundtable discussion that included physicians, legislators, advocates, faith leaders and celebrities with connections to fibroids. MSNBC reporter Tiffany Cross, who recently had fibroid surgery, hosted the discussion about personal experiences, the need for research, treatments and the underlying medical issue.
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