The Fibroid Foundation and The Campion Fund Announce The Fibroid Summit, Feb. 22-23, 2021

The Fibroid Foundation (, a patient-founded nonprofit dedicated to fibroid education, research, treatment innovation and legislation, announces The Fibroid Summit.
The Fibroid Summit
The Fibroid Foundation in collaboration with The Campion Fund ( will host The Fibroid Summit, featuring leading researchers on Feb. 22 and 23, 2021.
“A research summit with the distinct voice of the patient has never happened. I felt it was important to create a forum where patients can ask researchers about the future of fibroid treatment,” said Fibroid Foundation founder and CEO Sateria Venable. Attendance is free, and anyone can attend. The presenters are physicians and scientists focused on innovative fibroid treatment options.
Discussion Leaders include:
Ayman Al-Hendy, MD, Ph.D., Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Chicago
Elizabeth A. Stewart, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester
Wanda Nicholson, MD, MPH, MBA, Professor of General Obstetrics and Gynecology, UNC School of Medicine
Darlene Taylor, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, North Carolina Central University
Sukhbir Sony Singh, MD, Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Newborn Care, The Ottowa Hospital
The Fibroid Summit is brought to everyone in partnership with Myovant Sciences as Presenting Sponsor and Hologic as Platinum Sponsor.
For anyone interested in partnering with The Fibroid Foundation, please visit
About The Fibroid Foundation
The Fibroid Foundation is an organization founded by fibroid patient Sateria Venable in 2013. Our mission is to provide education, advocacy, product development consulting and support legislation. We have 21 chapters and a readership of over 28,000 women around the world. We are published in Obstetrics and Gynecology and The Green Journal.
One woman at a time, we are showing the world that we are empowered, and that we are #MoreThanFibroids.
About The Campion Fund
The Campion Fund is dedicated to supporting the reproductive sciences. We support scientists studying the health and disease of the reproductive tracts of both men and women, and reproductive processes. An important focus for the Fund is to promote basic research that will assist in the understanding of the pathobiology of uterine fibroids in order to discover new treatments based on this understanding.
For more information regarding The Campion Fund, please visit
Fibroid Statistics:
The ‘Uterine Fibroids: Burden and Unmet Medical Need’, 2017 study found that, “Using ultrasound screening, the estimated cumulative incidence rate of UF by the age of 50 is significantly higher in black women (80%) compared with white women (nearly 70%).”
Source: The Fibroid Foundation