As the dust settles from CanSAGE 2019 in Ottawa I am becoming used to my new role as Past President.  While it has been my pleasure and privilege to have been closely involved with the birth and infant years of the organization, it is equally satisfying to step back a...

Growth is a tricky business. I am very excited about watching my new grandchildren grow up; I am not so thrilled about approaching an age range that starts with a number higher than 5. It is with similar mixed emotion that I have watched CanSAGE grow over the past 4 ye...

As CanSAGE 3 draws closer, it is already time to start thinking about our meeting next year. The Board has chosen Ottawa as the site for CanSAGE 4 in 2019.  I would like to invite those who are interested in working on the planning committee to please contact me.  We h...

September 1, 2018

I would like to echo our esteemed President's remarks in encouraging everyone to attend what will undoubtedly be an outstanding meeting in Banff this month.  I look forward to the star-studded line up of guest speakers, Canadian content, and catching up with old friend...

August 29, 2018

It's hard to believe that our third CanSAGE meeting is only a few weeks away.  The planning committee met last night to put the finishing touches on what is going to be a great meeting. For those of you who have attended our previous congresses, you know what you are i...

March 18, 2018

March is #EndometriosisAwarenessMonth and there are many great resources on-line to help learn more about this common condition.

  • Our very own Board Member, Dr. Catherine Allaire, leads the fantastic team at the BC Centre for Pelvic Pain and Endometriosis.  Their web...

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month.  

Why does a disease need such a focus?   Why bring attention to something that is benign and limited to only half of the population?   Is it really that bad?  Many have never even heard of the condition and most can’t even p...

One of the clinical manifestations of endometriosis is a difficulty to conceive. This is related to inflammatory or immunologic reaction impairing ovulation, tubal function and endometrial function even in the early stages of endometriosis (stage I and II). Sperm funct...

December 4, 2017

I looked up today and realized that it has been almost 12 weeks since we gathered in Montreal for the Second Annual CanSAGE conference.  By virtue of being married to one of the most ruthless and efficient organizers I have ever met, my role in preparations for Christm...

July 7, 2017

The program for the meeting is posted on our website (cansage.org) and as you can see, we have the first annual business meeting for the newly incorporated society.  Our time for this meeting is limited to 30 minutes, so we are going to have to work efficiently.  The a...

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