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世界子宮內膜異位日

世界子宮內膜異位日(Worldwide EndoMarch)縮寫為EndoMarch,是每年三月舉行的全球運動,為了關注子宮內膜異位而舉行的全球運動,多個城市會於三月舉行遊行和集會等。EndoMarch是由Drs. Camran, Ceana, Farr, Azadeh Nezhat, 及Barbara 發起及贊助的組織及活動。

第一次的世界子宮內膜異位日是在2014年3月13日舉行,在43個國家一起進行,主要的活動是在美國華盛頓的国家广场[1][2]。有許多醫學組織及醫學院贊助此活動,例如美国医学会、美國婦產科醫學會(American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists)、美國生殖醫學學會(American Society of Reproductive Medicine)、哈佛大學[3][4]

子宮內膜異位是女性常見的疾病,每十個婦女及女孩中都有一名有此疾病,但多半是在有此疾病十年後才診斷出來[5][6][7][8][9]

參考文獻编辑

  1. ^ Dremann, Sue. March to Washington to fight 'Eve's curse'. Palo Alto Weekly. February 18, 2014 [22 July 2015]. 
  2. ^ Murillo, Michelle. Women rally to raise awareness of endometriosis. WTOP: Washington DC Top News. [11 July 2015]. 
  3. ^ Worldwide Advocate's in Women's Health Unite to Raise Awareness for Endometriosis - The Unrecognized Disease. The Business Journals. [11 July 2015]. 
  4. ^ Worldwide Event: Million Women March for Endometriosis. Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. [11 July 2015]. 
  5. ^ Thorley, Jennifer. Marching for endometriosis awareness. The Lancet. 
  6. ^ Jhumka, Gupta. Endometriosis is a social justice issue. Huffington Post. [11 July 2015]. 
  7. ^ Schaffer, Amanda. A breakthrough in a disease that no one likes to talk about. The New Yorker. [11 July 2015]. 
  8. ^ Ellin, Abby. Endometriosis is often ignored in teenage girls. New York Times. [11 July 2015]. 
  9. ^ Endometriosis Fact Sheet. Department of Health and Human Services. [11 July 2015]. 

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