Were you concerned with morcellation and your cancer risk before your hysterectomy? What are the facts about your cancer risk and morcellation?

Morcellation during a gynecologic surgery is a controversial topic. One of the biggest concerns, based on one woman’s recent experience, is the possibility of spreading undiagnosed cancer, specifically uterine leiomyosarcoma (ULMS), during minimally invasive surgery (MIS) with morcellation. Because of this woman’s experience, there has been discussion within the medical community about banning or curbing the use of morcellation altogether, which may have negative affects on other women and the surgical—hysterectomy or myomectomy—choices available to them for the best outcomes.

Read more about The Debate about Morcellation and Cancer Risk