Other Endometriosis FAQs

Basic information for topics, such as “What is it?” and “How many people are affected?” is available in the About Endometriosis section. Other Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) that are specific to a certain topic are answered in this section.


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  2. Wang, C., Liang, Z., Liu, X., Zhang, Q., & Li, S. (2016). The association between endometriosis, tubal ligation, hysterectomy, and epithelial ovarian cancer: Meta-analyses. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13(11), 1138. doi:10.3390/ijerph13111138. Retrieved January 23, 2020, from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5129348/
  3. Giudice, L. C. (2010). Endometriosis. New England Journal of Medicine, 362(25), 2389–2398. Retrieved February 11, 2020, from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3108065/
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