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Brady, Paula C., et al. “Research priorities for endometriosis differ among patients, clinicians, and researchers.” American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol. 222, no. 6, 2020, pp. 630–632, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2020.02.047.

Since clinicians and scientists have the power to dictate endometriosis research topics, not patients, this should be a wake-up call to those with the power to change it; current research trends reflect medical professionals’ neglect and dismissal of endometriosis patients’ experiential knowledge of their illness:

As compared to patients/family members, healthcare providers/scientists were more likely to prioritize research questions about cause/pathology or risk factors for endometriosis, diagnosis and screening, treatment, and fertility. Patients and family members were more likely to prioritize questions about education/ awareness, emotional impact, and comorbid conditions.

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