Is anyone doing anything about endometriosis? - Stacey Missmer

Is anyone doing anything about endometriosis? - Stacey Missmer

EFA’s Sixth Annual Medical Conference: Ending Endometriosis Starts at the Beginning

Thank you Dr. Seckin. What a great morning this has been and it is such an honor to be here with Deborah Bush and Robert Taylor who have always pushed me to be my best self and always teach me something every time I am with them. Thank you.


Is anyone doing anything about endometriosis? And of course the answer is yes. One of the key questions that we have already addressed a little bit that we are thinking of scientifically is what even is endometriosis? You all have seen the pictures, you all know from your own experiences that it looks different in different women. It presents with different symptoms, it has different responses to treatment. It has different long term and short term consequences. We do not understand the root of any of these differences. But we know that they must be important, particularly for considering development of diagnostics and treatments. We know that the appearance of the disease that we focus on that is basis for the staging system entirely does not correlate with pelvic pain, which is the primary, by far the primary presenting…

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