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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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Laying the Groundwork in Congress: EndoFound's Virtual UpEndo Congressional Briefing & Hill Day

Laying the Groundwork in Congress: EndoFound's Virtual UpEndo Congressional Briefing & Hill Day

EndoFound's advocacy team is committed to speaking up about the policy needs of the endometriosis community and these meetings are critical…

What is Perimenopause & How Has it Been Linked to Endometriosis?

What is Perimenopause & How Has it Been Linked to Endometriosis?

A new study has concluded that there’s a “statistically significant association” between laparoscopically-confirmed endometriosis and…

 Write to Your Rep to Support Critical Endometriosis Research & Funding!

Write to Your Rep to Support Critical Endometriosis Research & Funding!

This is a critical time for the endometriosis patient and advocate community to reach out to your US House Members and urge them to support…

Can Endometriosis Increase Your Risk for Miscarriage?

Can Endometriosis Increase Your Risk for Miscarriage?

Because endometriosis does affect the reproductive system, you may have questions and concerns when it comes to pregnancy and whether or not…

Endometriosis in African Women: The Reasons Behind Unreported Cases & Lack of Access to Care

Endometriosis in African Women: The Reasons Behind Unreported Cases & Lack of Access to Care

When it comes to women’s health, the experiences of African women are usually grossly underreported.

Can Acupuncture Reduce Endometriosis Pain?

Can Acupuncture Reduce Endometriosis Pain?

There’s promising science behind how acupuncture works and why it may be helpful for you.

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6th European Endometriosis Congress

16 – 17 June 2022
Bordeaux, France


ESHRE 38th Annual Meeting

3 – 6 July 2022
Milano, Italy


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

One in 10