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Is a fibroid pre-cancerous?

No. Fibroids are benign growths of the muscle of the uterine wall that occur in more than 50% of women before the age of 50.

They do not become a cancerous lesion and do not need to be removed for this reason.

Cancer of the uterine muscle (called a leiomyosarcoma) is a very rare condition and is thought to occur by a separate pathway.  That is it starts as a cancer, and does not become a cancer from a fibroid.