Victoria Bae-Jump, MD

University of North Carolina

Baejump Dr. Victoria Bae-Jump is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH). She is also a translational cancer researcher at the UNC-CH Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center in the Clinical Research Program.

Dr. Bae-Jump completed her Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at UNC-CH in 2007. She received the Foundation for Women’s Cancer/Florence & Marshall Schwid Ovarian Cancer Research Award in 2011. Her research efforts are currently being supported by a NIH/NCI K23: Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award, a Department of Defense/Ovarian Cancer Research Program (DOD/OCRP): Translational Pilot Award and a UNC-CH Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center: Development Research Award, among others. She is a full member of several organizations, including the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO), the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO).

Spotlight

Visit the Sisterhood of Survivorship page to read “Dena’s Story” — by a vulvar cancer survivor who has shared her story and wise words, and channeled her energy into her National Race to End Women’s Cancer team.

Awareness

Vaccine efficacy against vulvar infection with HPV 16/18 was comparable to the efficacy found against cervical infection 4 years after vaccination, according to researchers with the National Cancer Institute.

Research

The Foundation has published its 2014-2015 Research Grants and Awards Booklet with Applications. Please consider applying to become part of an elite group of physician-scientists committed to the well-being of women at risk for/affected by gyn malignancies.

Education

The next Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, July 26, 2014 in Boston. For more information on courses, click here.