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Latest news in the field of endometriosis: clinical and scientific research, updates from national support groups – and general news on progress.


Cancer-associated mutations in endometriosis without cancer
11 May 2017

Cancer-causing gene mutations have been found in lesions of women with deep endometriosis – without being cancerous.

APPG report highlights insufficient care for women with endometriosis and fibroids
27 March 2017

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Women’s Health has found that women with endometriosis and fibroids are not being treated appropriately when it comes to their gynaecological health. Dignity and information is lacking!

Endometriosis awareness 2017
23 March 2017

Schedule of events for endometriosis awareness in 2017. Please join and contribute to these events so that we can spread the waves of information about endometriosis and its impact on women. PLEASE get involved and help make a difference!

Well-being in couples undergoing fertility treatments
6 February 2017

University of Montreal is conducting a study examining how couples seeking fertility treatments adapt to stress related to infertility.

Global multi-site endometriosis collaboration enhanced by WERF EPHect
10 January 2017

National Institutes of Health (NIH) funds five-year project on “integrative analysis of genomic, epigenomic, and phenotypic data for disease stratification of endometriosis”

Pain imagery in endometriosis – common and consistent worldwide?
7 November 2016

Please fill in this survey to help us understand more about the pain experience of women with endometriosis.

Linda Giudice honoured by the RCOG
23 June 2016

Professor Linda Giudice has been appointed a Fellow (ad eundem) of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in honour of her pioneering work in women’s health, including endometriosis, infertility, and reproductive biology.

Are you due to have a laparoscopy for symptoms suggestive of endometriosis?
25 April 2016

Doctors in the UK are investigating whether progestin treatments are effective post-surgery in preventing recurrence of symptomatic endometriosis.

Recognising endometriosis advocates: Deborah Bush
8 April 2016

Deborah Bush co-founded Endometriosis New Zealand in 1985, and has developed the “menstrual health and endometriosis” (“me”) programme for schools. She works with all stakeholders in endometriosis and is committed to collaboration.

Women with endometriosis may be at higher risk of coronary heart disease
29 March 2016

Early surgical menopause (hysterectomy) as a “treatment” for endometriosis may contribute to increased risk of heart disease in younger women.

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