in the uterus
is considered an extra growth until proved otherwise.
Yes, fibroids can also result in the development of cancer, and can also recur even after procedures like dilatation and curretage, electrocauterizarion of the fibroid, etc.
Which is why the most effective treatment is considered to be hysterectomy
(removal of uterus). But, a hysterectomy is only considered in patients who are either already experiencing pre-menopausal symptoms or have attained menopause; have completed their family or are at a hogh risk for development of cancer.
Only if an individual meets any one of this criteria is hysterectomy considered. So please discuss treatment options with your doctor and seek treatment accordingly.
Hope this was what you were looking for.