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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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Journalist Diana Falzone Begins New Role with EndoFound

Journalist Diana Falzone Begins New Role with EndoFound

Falzone, now a journalist for several publications, including Vanity Fair and The Daily Beast, has been named EndoFound’s director of media…

Announcing The Endometriosis Resource Portal for People of Color

Announcing The Endometriosis Resource Portal for People of Color

Featuring videos from patients and doctors, as well as a patient resources sheet of questions to ask your doctor(s), this resource portal is…

Mrs. America Contestant Fighting For Endo Patients Everywhere

Mrs. America Contestant Fighting For Endo Patients Everywhere

Stacey Bruss has been competing in beauty pageants since she was eight years old. While she used to enter them purely for fun, she competes…

Checklist & Tips to Prepare for Endometriosis Surgery

Checklist & Tips to Prepare for Endometriosis Surgery

Every patient is different and therefore every patient finds comfort through their own means.

EndoFound’s Creative Nonfiction Series: The Sleeping Bear by Kelly Sgroi

EndoFound’s Creative Nonfiction Series: The Sleeping Bear by Kelly Sgroi

A new series of endo stories: creative nonfiction by endometriosis patients. Creative nonfiction uses literary styles and techniques to tell…

Highlights from the End Endo 5K

Highlights from the End Endo 5K

Last weekend marked the first ever End Endo 5K and we are overwhelmed by our community’s generosity and support.

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

24 – 26 September 2020
Saskatoon, Canada


19th International congress of endocrinology

4 – 7 October 2020
Buenos Aires, Argentina


76th ASRM Scientific Congress & Expo

17 – 21 October 2020
Portland (OR), USA


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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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