Hysterectomy Educational Resources and Services Foundation (HERS)

http://www.hersfoundation.com/

215-667-7757

Support organization for women with fibroids:

http://www.uterinefibroids.com

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

202-639-5577

http://www.acog.com

National Women's Health Information Center

800-994-WOMAN

http://www.4woman.org

National Women's Health Resource Center

202-537-4733

http://www.healthywomen.org

"What You Should Know about Hysterectomy,"

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR), U.S. Public Health Service

http://www.ahcpr.gov/consumer/uterine2.htm

Hysterectomy: Ratings of Appropriateness,

a 1997 study for the RAND organization:

"The Taking Charge of Menopause Workbook,"

by Robert M. Dosh, Susan N. Fukushima, Jane E. Lewis and Lynne A. Steinman, New Harbinger Publications Inc., 1997.

"I'm Too Young to Get Old: Health are for Women After 40,"

by Judith Reichman, Times Books.

"Woman: An Intimate Geography,"

by Natalie Angier, Anchor Books, 1999.