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The Endometriosis Foundation of America (EndoFound) strives to increase disease recognition, provide advocacy, facilitate expert surgical training, and fund landmark endometriosis research. Engaged in a robust campaign to inform both the medical community and the public, the EndoFound places particular emphasis on the critical importance of early diagnosis and effective intervention while simultaneously providing education to the next generation of medical professionals and their patients.

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Join PeriodNow! The Campaign to End Period Poverty

Join PeriodNow! The Campaign to End Period Poverty

Period equity lies at the core of women's public health. With the U.S. at a record-high level of unemployment, many people can no longer afford…

First Parent of a Patient Named to EndoFound Board

First Parent of a Patient Named to EndoFound Board

When Jody Grobman was asked by Dr. Tamer Seckin if she would consider becoming a member of the Endometriosis Foundation of America’s board…

How to Navigate Sex with Endometriosis

How to Navigate Sex with Endometriosis

Many people with endometriosis experience painful penetration. Maybe certain positions are unpleasant, or maybe they're downright impossible.…

An Inside Look at Endometriosis Research: Dr. Ie-Ming Shih’s $3 Million NIH Grant

An Inside Look at Endometriosis Research: Dr. Ie-Ming Shih’s $3 Million NIH Grant

The federal government gave only $13 million to endometriosis research in 2019, despite 1 in 10 US women having the disease. This equates to…

Realizing Your Dreams: An Interview with Kianna Scott

Realizing Your Dreams: An Interview with Kianna Scott

In 2016 Kianna Scott, endo patient and founder of EndoArmy, moved across the country to Virginia not knowing a single person in pursuit of her…

Jessica Murnane's Favorite Things: A Healing At Home Handbook

Jessica Murnane's Favorite Things: A Healing At Home Handbook

From virtual puzzles to endo-friendly recipes, Jessica has shared an invaluable resource on ways to decompress by doing some things you love…

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36th Annual Meeting of ESHRE

5 – 8 July 2020
Copenhagen, Denmark


Minimally Invasive Surgery Week / SLS Annual Meeting

26 – 29 August 2020
Honolulu, USA


14th World Congress on Endometriosis (WCE2020)

11 – 14 September 2020
Shanghai, China


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How endometriosis disrupts women's lives: "Please just let me make it through today"

When Barden found out she had endometriosis, she said she was grateful to get a diagnosis. "In my gut, I knew," she said. "I said, 'once we figure out the underlying cause, I will get pregnant.'"


What Is Silent Endometriosis?

The lack of obvious symptoms can cloud diagnosis, lead to fertility problems.


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Join the Movement - First-ever House Endometriosis Caucus

Join the Movement - First-ever House Endometriosis Caucus

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"I AM 1 IN 10" : PADMA LAKSHMI, LENA DUNHAM AND THEIR ENDOMETRIOSIS SISTERS DEMAND EARLY DIAGNOSIS IN INSPIRING VIDEO

One woman revealed she had 12 endometriosis-related surgeries to date

One in 10