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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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Endometriosis Awareness Partnership Promotes Student Health in Los Angeles Schools

The Endometriosis Foundation of America (EFA) and The Los Angeles Trust for Children’s Health (The L.A. Trust) Partner to Spread Endometriosis Awareness
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Awareness is Key to Battling Endometriosis: A Conversation with the Endometriosis Foundation of America

When a condition like endometriosis affects 176 million women worldwide –or 1 in 10 girls and women in the U.S. — but takes 10 years on average to receive an accurate diagnosis, an organization like the Endometriosis Foundation of America is a ray of light. The EFA’s goal is to increase awareness, fund research, and advocate for endometriosis. It emphasizes the importance of early diagnosis and effective intervention while educating medical professionals and patients.
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