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Latest news: Endometriosis

Funding to curb long wait for endometriosis diagnosis

It took seven years and 11 different doctors before a Queensland woman was finally diagnosed with endometriosis - and found out it wasn't just in her head.

‘Private world of pain’ portraits of endometriosis

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month, which aims to raise the profile of a debilitating disease that affects one in nine Australian women. Canberra artist Melissa Hammond photographed local woman Kristy Stephenson, who lives with Stage IV Endometriosis – the most advanced stage.

Periods and endometriosis program to be taught to boys in ACT

Tomorrow, St John Paul II College in Nicholls will be the first ACT school to ensure male students receive a Periods, Pain, and Endometriosis Program, or ‘PPEP Talk®’. 

Endometriosis funding to get record boost ahead of federal election

A $58 million plan to support 800,000 women with endometriosis has been unveiled as part of the upcoming federal budget.