Our mission is to increase endometriosis awareness, fund landmark research, provide advocacy and support for patients, and educate the public and medical community.
Founders: Padma Lakshmi, Tamer Seckin, MD
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What Do You Know About Endo?

What Do You Know About Endo?

Q:  Mr. Behrens how did you find out about the Endometriosis Foundation of America?

A:  My business partner, Jennifer Hieber, is on the Board.

Q:  And before Jennifer Hieber told you about the Endometriosis Foundation of America, had you ever even heard the term endometriosis?

A:  I think I had, but I am not sure what reference I knew it.

Q:  And if you had had any understanding of what endometriosis might be where would you have looked for more information about endometriosis?

A:  Oh, I probably would have asked someone, friends of mine or somebody who, maybe my wife who knows a lot about all this stuff.  So I would have asked her.

Q:  And knowing what you know now about the disease, what would you like to see change in medical community and in the public about how people are informed about the disease? How it affects people’s lives? Maybe if you could share a little bit of information about how it is affected the life of people you know?

A:  Well, certainly the foundation is going to be responsible for spreading the word, I hope and if we support the foundation that will be a great help.  On the other hand, my granddaughter was affected with endometriosis just a few years ago, and in fact Dr. Seckin operated on her, and my business partner, Jennifer Hieber also had endometriosis, surgery sometime ago, and that is how she knew Dr. Seckin.  So the word is already out we just have to make sure everybody hears it that is all.

All right, thank you for speaking with us this evening.