Hysterectomy Educational Resources and Services Foundation (HERS)
Support organization for women with fibroids:
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
National Women's Health Information Center
National Women's Health Resource Center
"What You Should Know about Hysterectomy,"
Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR), U.S. Public Health Service
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.