Sheena Foster Sheena Foster, Digital Editorial Director

Sheena Foster is a veteran journalist with 17-years of experience in broadcast, publishing and digital media. She herself was diagnosed with Stage IV Endometriosis and underwent a 5-hour excision surgery. She credits this with giving her a new lease on life.

She comes to EndoFound to help bring awareness to the foundation’s efforts to lift the stigma of the disease suffered by 178 million women worldwide and restore them to good reproductive health.

Halsey to Receive Blossom Award at <br />EndoFound's 2018 Blossom Ball

Halsey to Receive Blossom Award at
EndoFound's 2018 Blossom Ball

The Endometriosis Foundation of America has named singer Halsey as its 2018 Blossom Award recipient. The 23-year-old singer has not only proven herself as a hitmaker but as a fearless endometriosis advocate whose contributions to endometriosis…

Lena Discusses Her Most Painful Choice

Lena Discusses Her Most Painful Choice

Actress Lena Dunham says that in recent months she underwent a total hysterectomy in an attempt to finally end her years-long battle with chronic pain stemming from endometriosis. A total hysterectomy involves the surgical removal of a woman’s…

Pelvic Pain Getting on Your (Literal) Nerves? <br />This Doc Can Relate, and She’s Dedicated Her Practice to Healing Others

Pelvic Pain Getting on Your (Literal) Nerves?
This Doc Can Relate, and She’s Dedicated Her Practice to Healing Others

  As many endometriosis sufferers know, complaints to doctors about chronic pelvic pain often fall on deaf ears. But mention that to Dr. Allyson Shrikhande, and she springs into action. Treating endo-based pelvic pain, “is really…

Letter From the Editor: <br />Meet EndoFound’s New Digital Editorial Director

Letter From the Editor:
Meet EndoFound’s New Digital Editorial Director

Photo credit: Fernanda Calfat January 20, 2017, was an unforgettable day. Not only was our 45th president sworn into office, but I would also learn a new word. “It looks like there’s a bit of endometriosis here.” I peered…

Medical Experts Ponder Link Between Endometriosis, Ovarian and Breast Cancers at Endofound Conference

Medical Experts Ponder Link Between Endometriosis, Ovarian and Breast Cancers at Endofound Conference

NEW YORK CITY—On October 28, endometriosis specialist and surgeon Dr. Tamer Seckin gathered 19 doctors, medical experts and researchers in a conference room at Lotte New York Palace Hotel to discuss endometriosis and its potential links…

Lena Dunham, Dr.Oz Honor Endometriosis Doctor Tamer Seckin at NYC Gala

Lena Dunham, Dr.Oz Honor Endometriosis Doctor Tamer Seckin at NYC Gala

NEW YORK CITY—On May 31, the American Turkish Society awarded Dr. Tamer Seckin for his accomplishments in surgically treating endometriosis and for raising awareness about the disease through The Endometriosis Foundation of America, an…