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Endofound Org

Endofound Org

The Endometriosis Foundation of America 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.

 

March into Awareness

March into Awareness

March into Awareness

The TCS 50th Anniversary NYC Marathon marathon is scheduled for November 7th, 2021, and we hope you'll be able to run for endometriosis awareness and advocacy. We know these are extremely uncertain times, so we ask that you please only fill out this form if you are certain about your interest and can commit to fundraise the minimum amount for charities of $3,000 per entry!

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All Your Endometriosis Questions Answered by the Experts

All Your Endometriosis Questions Answered by the Experts

We’re launching a new YouTube series, "Ask the Doctors", this week on EndoTV. Hosted and executive produced by Diana Falzone, it delivers answers to the thousands of questions asked by the millions of individuals suffering from this disease.  …

Your Endometriosis Questions Answered by the Experts: <br/>New show “Ask the Doctors” launches on EndoTV hosted by Diana Falzone

Your Endometriosis Questions Answered by the Experts:
New show “Ask the Doctors” launches on EndoTV hosted by Diana Falzone

NEW YORK, NY (June 16, 2021) – Endometriosis Foundation of America (EndoFound) is launching a new YouTube series "Ask the Doctors" this week on EndoTV. Hosted and executive produced by Diana Falzone, it delivers answers to the thousands…

What Doesn’t Kill You, Makes You Advocate: Morgan Babcock's Endo Story

What Doesn’t Kill You, Makes You Advocate: Morgan Babcock's Endo Story

I write this while recovering from surgery number four. I’m surrounded by my four dogs, the Food Network on in the background, and knitting needles on the coffee table. I’m already going crazy from not working this first week, and…

An Online Social Community for Endo Patients: MyEndometriosisTeam

An Online Social Community for Endo Patients: MyEndometriosisTeam

We’re excited to announce MyEndometriosisTeam as our official online community for endometriosis patients. Launched in 2015, MyEndometriosisTeam is a free, password-protected and monitored social network with more than 115,000 registered…

The Endometriosis Foundation of America Names MyEndometriosisTeam Its Official Online Community

The Endometriosis Foundation of America Names MyEndometriosisTeam Its Official Online Community

SAN FRANCISCO (June 15, 2021) – MyHealthTeams, creator of the largest and fastest-growing social networks for people facing chronic health conditions, today announced its partnership with the nonprofit organization Endometriosis…

Highlights from the June End Endo 5K

Highlights from the June End Endo 5K

EndoFound created the End Endo 5K as a way for endometriosis advocates from around the country to fundraise by getting moving, whether walking, running, hiking, biking, or even dancing. The fundraising event is a supportive and encouraging…

Blocking out pain became my profession: Sabra L. Crockett's Endo Story

Blocking out pain became my profession: Sabra L. Crockett's Endo Story

I was 22 when the pain started that was not associated with my period. Even though my periods were always painful and heavy, this was a persistent pain on the left side of my abdomen. I got an ultrasound, and the nurse said that I had two,…

Why I’m Fundraising to End Endo: Samantha By’s Endo Story

Why I’m Fundraising to End Endo: Samantha By’s Endo Story

When I read about my diagnosis, I had to Google the word “endometriosis”: a condition in which cells similar to those in the endometrium grow outside the uterus. When you learn about endometriosis, you learn about the pain—the…

Rising Above Endometriosis: Anna Ryan’s Endo Story

Rising Above Endometriosis: Anna Ryan’s Endo Story

At only 21 years old, I thought it would be important to share my experience with endometriosis. A misconception about this condition is that it only affects older women. In reality, if you are of reproductive age and have a uterus, you could…

Why Abby Finkenauer Fought to Double Endometriosis Funding to $26 Million

Why Abby Finkenauer Fought to Double Endometriosis Funding to $26 Million

Abby Finkenauer, former Congresswoman for Iowa, made national headlines when she courageously shared her struggle with endometriosis on the House floor to announce the historic House Endometriosis Caucus in March 2020. During her term, Finkenauer…

Learning to Become an Advocate: Samantha Chrin's Endo Story

Learning to Become an Advocate: Samantha Chrin's Endo Story

  “It can’t be endometriosis,” the gynecologist said, her voice steady and certain, to the mother of the 15-year-old girl. Her mom had asked if her daughter could have endometriosis, and the gynecologist had answered…

Women’s Healthcare is Healthcare: Avery Orrall's Endo Story

Women’s Healthcare is Healthcare: Avery Orrall's Endo Story

In January of this year, my roommate, Siobhan, walked into our apartment and found me on the floor. I was completely immobile, alternating between periods of screaming and an inability to speak due to pain. She encouraged me to go to the hospital,…

End Endo 5K

End Endo 5K

Thank you to everyone who walked, ran, hiked and biked this June to shine the spotlight on endometriosis and raise funds to change the course of the disease. We MORE THAN DOUBLED our fundraising goal, raising $32,636 to promote…

The Day I Got The Answers I Needed: Jatava Burns' Endo Story

The Day I Got The Answers I Needed: Jatava Burns' Endo Story

I got my first period when I was 15-years-old and once I turned 19 I began to have horrible periods—I’m talking legs going numb and tingling, extremely heavy periods, dizziness, and painful cramps. I did not understand what was…

The Endometriosis Foundation of America’s Announces Corinne Foxx As An Ambassador

The Endometriosis Foundation of America’s Announces Corinne Foxx As An Ambassador

NEW YORK (April 6, 2021) – Today, the Endometriosis Foundation of America (EndoFound) announced actor and producer Corinne Foxx as their newest ambassador. Foxx, 27, was diagnosed with endometriosis about five years ago. She recently…

The Importance of Advocating for Yourself with Endometriosis: An Interview with Olivia Culpo

The Importance of Advocating for Yourself with Endometriosis: An Interview with Olivia Culpo

Olivia Culpo is a model, an actress, and a businesswoman who (pre-pandemic) is usually found jetting off to a new location to tackle her latest project. She’s also an ambassador for the Endometriosis Foundation of America. But a year…

The Blossom Newsletter - March 25, 2021

The Blossom Newsletter - March 25, 2021

Connecting Patients with Science: Highlights from the International Patient Conference Did you miss this year’s International Patient Conference? Covering fertility, the importance of early intervention, alternative treatments, and so…

My Endo Story

My Endo Story

International Patient Conference 2021 The Path Towards A Cure: Connecting Patients with Science Dearne Richards:Hi, my name's Dearne Richards and I live in Sydney, Australia. I'm 36 years old, and I have stage four endometriosis as well as…

When Does Endometriosis Become a Disease?

When Does Endometriosis Become a Disease?

Moderator: Diana Falzone Speakers Tamer Seckin, MD Dan Martin, MD