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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.


The experience of endometriosis amongst South Asian women in the UK
2 August 2018

Research project at the University of Derby is recruiting women in the UK who are of South Asian origin and living with endometriosis.

Endometriosis – disease primer
19 July 2018

Nature Reviews Disease Primers has today published the first primer on endometriosis, providing a global and authoritative overview of research needs and current diagnosis and treatment.
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Public-private partnership tackles major challenges in the care of pain patients
4 June 2018

EU-funded consortium provides hope for women with endometriosis with chronic pain – €23 million funding secured.

Diagnostic biomarkers for endometriosis
10 May 2018

Development of low-invasive tests/biomarkers for endometriosis remains a high priority in improving the diagnosis, management, and prognosis (progression/regression) of endometriosis. To date there are no reliable / validated tests.

Endometriosis and hysterectomy
21 March 2018

Hysterectomy does not guarantee a relief from endometriosis-related symptoms and can neither be classified as a “treatment”, nor as a “cure” for endometriosis; it may relieve co-existing adenomyosis.

What needs to be done for women with endometriosis?
8 March 2018

On International Women’s Day (#IWD2018) we re-publish wishes and hopes for women with endometriosis on why – and what – change is needed to prevent endometriosis in the next generation.

Endometriosis awareness 2018
1 March 2018

Schedule of events for endometriosis awareness in 2018. Please join and contribute to these events so that together we can spread information about endometriosis and its impact on women. Get involved and help make a difference!

Endometriosis and cancer
30 January 2018

Cause and effect between endometriosis and cancer has not been established yet, and future studies must prove causality rather than mere association – here is what we presently know about cancer risk factors.

Endometriosis Promotion Project (EPP): a multi-national and multi-centre epidemiological study
18 November 2017

A 3-year study investigating the pattern(s) of pain and the associated personal/social impact among young women.

ASRM2017: progress in endometriosis, but a vital step is missing
9 November 2017

At ASRM2017 it was apparent that true research progress will not happen until sub-groups (phenotypes) of endometriosis are identified.

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