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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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Endometriosis CARE Act Reintroduced at the Capitol, EndoFound Is There to Support the Cause

Endometriosis CARE Act Reintroduced at the Capitol, EndoFound Is There to Support the Cause

The Endometriosis CARE Act was reintroduced across from the House steps outside the U.S. Capitol on Thursday morning at a 15-minute press conference.…

EndoFound to Be Present in Washington, D.C., on Thursday as Endometriosis CARE Act Is Reintroduced

EndoFound to Be Present in Washington, D.C., on Thursday as Endometriosis CARE Act Is Reintroduced

By William Croyle Dr. Dan Martin, EndoFound’s scientific and medical director, will represent the organization on Thursday, May 23, at…

Distinguished Gynecologist Who Founded Europe’s First Menopause Clinic Honored with Harry Reich Award

Distinguished Gynecologist Who Founded Europe’s First Menopause Clinic Honored with Harry Reich Award

Dr. Philippe Koninckx has received several awards in an illustrious medical career spanning nearly 50 years, including the American Society…

Endometriosis Expert and Former Head of Austrian Endometriosis Center Receives Harry Reich Award

Endometriosis Expert and Former Head of Austrian Endometriosis Center Receives Harry Reich Award

Dr. Jörg Keckstein’s career in gynecology stretches into six decades, and over the last 40 years, he’s become a premier worldwide endometriosis…

Woman Who Started Gynecological Health Company Out of Frustration Receives EndoFound’s 2024 Innovation Award

Woman Who Started Gynecological Health Company Out of Frustration Receives EndoFound’s 2024 Innovation Award

Bindi Irwin Accepts Blossom Award on Behalf of the “Millions of My Fellow Women and Girls Who Are Drowning in Their Pain...”

Bindi Irwin Accepts Blossom Award on Behalf of the “Millions of My Fellow Women and Girls Who Are Drowning in Their Pain”

Bindi Irwin Accepts Blossom Award on Behalf of the “Millions of My Fellow Women and Girls Who Are Drowning in Their Pain”

Bindi Irwin Accepts Blossom Award on Behalf of the “Millions of My Fellow Women and Girls Who Are Drowning in Their Pain...”

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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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