Dr. Bae-Jump is currently engaged in a number of clinical trials that are investigating the origins of, and possible treatments for, endometrial cancer.


Approximately 60 percent of patients with endometrial cancer are obese, according to the research Dr. Victoria Bae-Jump, associate professor of gynecologic oncology at UNC OB-GYN. She stopped to talk about that research at the Society for Gynecologic Oncology Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer.

“Endometrial cancer patients, given that obesity if such a huge risk factor, have the highest comorbidity of all cancers out there, and they actually more likely to die of cardiovascular disease than their endometrial cancer,” she says.