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Focus on the Facts – 03.28.16

The guest today was Dr Amy Reed’s husband, Dr Hooman Noorchashm, who is leading the campaign to ban power morcellation with devices used in hysterectomies to remove fibroids in the uterus. Their campaign began in December 2013, after Amy’s unsuspected uterine cancer was spread through her abdomen by morcellation during a routine hysterectomy in 2013 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

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Focus on the Facts – 03.14.16

Dr Amy Reed and her husband Dr Hooman Noorchashm discussed their campaign to ban power morcellators, used in hysterectomies, which have been spreading a deadly and aggressive cancer to thousands of women every year in the US for more than two decades. Amy is a victim of morcellation and is in treatment for the cancer.