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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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How Georgie Kovacs is Giving Women the Tools to Seek Early Diagnosis & Treatment

How Georgie Kovacs is Giving Women the Tools to Seek Early Diagnosis & Treatment

Fempower Health’s survey is not your average survey; instead of relying on impersonal data that you may be able to comb out on the Internet,…

EndoFound’s New Marketing Director Is an Endo Patient with a Passion to Help Others

EndoFound’s New Marketing Director Is an Endo Patient with a Passion to Help Others

Boudreau’s extensive marketing background and passion to help others, which includes the creation of her own protein bar to fit the lifestyle…

Samantha Denäe on Racial Inequities in Endo Treatment & Why Endo Education Must Start in Schools

Samantha Denäe on Racial Inequities in Endo Treatment & Why Endo Education Must Start in Schools

Author, screenwriter, and endometriosis educator Samantha Denäe was accustomed to painful periods; for years, her menstrual cycle was heavy,…

Heat Wraps, Symptom Tracking, and Surgery: Ashley Pratte's Steps Towards Endometriosis Treatment

Heat Wraps, Symptom Tracking, and Surgery: Ashley Pratte's Steps Towards Endometriosis Treatment

In order to be “officially” diagnosed with endometriosis you need to have a laparoscopy, one of the most frustrating things about the disease.

Research Articles on the Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Endo Treatment

Research Articles on the Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Endo Treatment

Endometriosis is vastly under-funded and continues to be an incredibly difficult disease to diagnose and treat. Black and Indigenous individuals…

PeriodNow: Distributing Period Products in NYC

PeriodNow: Distributing Period Products in NYC

PeriodNow was launched in May by the Endometriosis Foundation of America (EndoFound) as part of World Menstrual Hygiene Day. The short-term…

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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


5th Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for the Advancement of Gynaecologic Excellence

24 – 26 September 2020
Saskatoon, Canada


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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

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