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Marathon Runner, Hannah Ephraim, Explains Why She Chose to Support the EFA

Team EFA member, Hannah Ephraim, will run the 2017 TCS NYC Marathon to support EFA awareness initiatives
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Fake News and the Endometriosis Community

Fake news is a term that has been thrown around a lot in today’s political climate on both sides of the political spectrum. Everyone can agree that while many in the press strive to operate with the upmost integrity, sometimes the media can misrepresent situations that ultimately have a toxic impact on consumers. There are many factors that go into presenting information, including, but not limited to, the intended audience and the point of view of the author. Unfortunately, what will “sell” and get the most “hits” is one of the biggest factors considered in what gets published. The endometriosis patient population unfortunately becomes a victim to “fake news” time and time again with the help of journalists, celebrities and…
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2017 TCS NYC Marathon Team!

The Endometriosis Foundation of America is proud to introduce our 2017 TCS NYC Marathon Team!
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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 organization which he co-founded with his patient and Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi in 2009, during the ATS’s ninth annual gala.
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Mutations Associated With Cancer Found In Endometriosis

A new study out in the New England Journal of Medicine is linking endometriosis with cancer. Findings from the study have identified cancer-related mutations in tissue taken from patients with deep infiltrating endometriosis (DIE), a non-cancerous tissue.
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The American Turkish Society Gala honors Dr. Seckin

We are proud to announce that our founder Dr. Tamer Seckin, will be honored at the Annual Gal
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RESOLVE Advocacy Day 2017

RESOLVE, The National Infertility Association estimates that about 40% of patients with endometriosis will experience infertility. The combination of both endometriosis and infertility can be extremely overwhelming and devastating for patients. It can leave many patients feeling powerless.
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In Memoriam: Ronald Elmer Batt MD. PhD.

On Sunday, April 25, 2017, Ronald Batt, MD, a pioneer in the field of endometriosis, and a friend and respected colleague, passed away. For nearly 30 years, Dr. Batt focused his private practice on endometriosis-associated infertility and conservative surgery for endometriosis in the infertile couple.
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2017-18 Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series

The Endometriosis Foundation of America is thrilled to announce that this year we will be participating as a charity team in the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series! Learn more and apply below!
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Q&A with ENPOWR EduKit volunteer Jessica Murnane

Author, podcast host, and EFA volunteer Jessica Murnane describes her experience with teaching the Endo EduKit in South Carolina!
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