Archive for 2013


Picture of Ellen Johnson Recognising endometriosis advocates: Ellen Johnson
29 October 2013

We honour Ellen Johnson during breast cancer awareness month for the outstanding amount of sensible support she provided through her insightful writings on how to cope with endometriosis – when battling cancer as well.

Recognising endometriosis advocates: Nancy Petersen
9 September 2013

Nancy Petersen RN was an early educator of women with endometriosis, advocating specialist care for the disease to avoid unnecessary hysterectomies.

Is there transparency in clinical trials on endometriosis?
26 July 2013

Non-published results from clinical trials in endometriosis may have a negative effect in overall understanding of the disease.

Long-term effect on physical, mental, and social wellbeing due to endometriosis
18 July 2013

Despite treatment in tertiary referral centres, women with endometriosis may continue to suffer from life-impacting symptoms of endometriosis.

Graffiti
11 April 2013

What does pain look like? Lotte Stenfors Arnesen, a woman with endometriosis, describes vividly in this poem the challenge of living – day in and day out – with chronic pain, without letting it define you or taking away your life.

Taping endometriosis surgery
9 April 2013

Quality control of endometriosis surgery could be achieved by taping every procedure to record the extent of disease removed as well as any surgical complications.

Consensus on endometriosis (Human Reproduction 2013) First global consensus on the management of endometriosis
26 March 2013

56 representatives of 34 global organisations have come together to reach consensus on the management of endometriosis, published in Human Reproduction.

Is endometriosis all in your head?
25 March 2013

Dr Robert Albee Jr, a renowned endometriosis surgeon, addresses the psychological impact of undiagnosed endometriosis on young women.

Endometriosis Awareness 2013
12 March 2013

Endometriosis Awareness Week is 4 – 10 March 2013. National support groups, and individual women with endometriosis, raise awareness of endometriosis with events throughout the world. Please join in!

Endometriosis morbidity: can it be prevented with early diagnosis and complete excision?
15 February 2013

Surgeons Patrick Yeung Jr, Ken Sinervo, and Robert Albee Jr advocate early surgical excision of endometriosis in reducing the morbidity of endometriosis and preserving fertility.

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