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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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UpEndo Coalition Secures Key Support & Funding for Endometriosis Research

UpEndo Coalition Secures Key Support & Funding for Endometriosis Research

UpEndo Coalition Applauds New Support for Endometriosis Research in Congressional Appropriations Bills

Meet The 2022 TCS New York City Marathon Team

Meet The 2022 TCS New York City Marathon Team

The Endometriosis Foundation of America is proud to be entering its 8th year as an official charity partner with the TCS New York city marathon,…

The Moving & Empowering Story Behind Warriors, A Powerful Album that Celebrates The Endo Community

The Moving & Empowering Story Behind Warriors, A Powerful Album that Celebrates The Endo Community

A compilation of original songs from 15 different femme or femme-led artists, this album seeks to capture not just the difficulty of living…

An Inside Look into Infertility Care: Navigating Hidden Costs & Treatment

An Inside Look into Infertility Care: Navigating Hidden Costs & Treatment

As data suggests, 1 in 2 women with endometriosis and 1 in 4 female physicians will experience infertility. That’s twice the rate of the general…

The Endometriosis Event of the Summer: Warriors, A Genre-Spanning Concert in NYC

The Endometriosis Event of the Summer: Warriors, A Genre-Spanning Concert in NYC

The concert celebrates the release of Warriors, a genre-spanning album featuring new music from 15 talented and rising femme or femme-led artists…

Scheduling Excision Surgery? Considerations to Keep in Mind

Scheduling Excision Surgery? Considerations to Keep in Mind

So you’ve finally reached a suggestive endometriosis diagnosis after what has likely been a harrowing journey, and there are some decisions…

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15th World Congress on Endometriosis

3 – 6 May 2023
Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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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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"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

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