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Prevention From risk reduction to recurrence

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The role of breastfeeding in mitigating endometriosis risk

The role of breastfeeding in mitigating endometriosis risk BY KARI OAKES Breastfeeding has many known benefits for mothers, but is endometriosis protection one of them? To Leslie Farland, ScD, it was a question worth considering, since previous work has shown “a...

Is there a link between diet and endometriosis?

Is there a link between diet and endometriosis? BY M. ALEXANDER OTTO Increasingly, women with endometriosis are turning to diet to help control their symptoms, and researchers are beginning to ask if diet could be part of a prevention strategy. At the 13th World...

Project brings endometriosis awareness to the classroom

ENPOWR Project brings endometriosis awareness to the classroom The goal is improved quality of life through early recognition of symptoms. BY TARA HAELLE Kimberly Tronolone was teaching a lesson on the symptoms of endometriosis in a New York high school recently when...

Preventing endometriosis recurrence postsurgery

Preventing endometriosis recurrence postsurgery The postoperative recurrence of disease and/or pain remain formidable challenges in clinical practice, but increasing options for long-term medical management help to optimize outcomes for many patients BY KATHLEEN...

Research opens the door to prevention, risk reduction

Research opens the door to prevention, risk reduction BY CHRISTINE KILGORE Endometriosis research is multilayered, increasingly multispecialty, and full of loops, intersections, and offshoots. It’s driven by medicine’s immediate goals of understanding disease...