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STUDIO CITY (CBSLA.com) — Its Fibroid Awareness Week.

Dr. Bruce McLucas, founder of Los Angeles Fibroid Treatment Collective, visited the KCAL9 studios Monday.

Fibroid Awareness Week is April 21st-25th and 40 percent of women have fibroids.

Fibroids are non-cancerous (benign) tumors that grow from the muscle layers of the uterus (womb). In some cases, fibroids can be as large as a 5-month pregnancy.

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