Obesity & Endometrial Cancer: A Patient’s Guide
This one-and-a-half-minute animated explainer video briefly describes the connection between endometrial cancer recurrence and obesity. Geared towards a patient audience, the video explains the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle in a straightforward and visually appealing way, and suggests effective methods to lose weight.
SGO Obesity Toolkit
- Discussing Obesity with Your Patients: For gynecologic oncologists
- Obesity and Endometrial Cancer: For family physicians and patients
- A Patient’s Guide to Losing Weight to Reduce your risk of Endometrial Cancer
- Clinical Trials on Exercises, Diet, Nutrition, Endometrial Cancer and Cancer Survivors
The American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) also offers resources for patients and providers on the subject of obesity.
- ASCO Patient and Provider Resources
- Managing Your Weight after a Cancer Diagnosis: A Guide for Patients and Families (PDF)
- Obesity and Cancer: A Guide for Oncology Providers (PDF)
Body Mass Index (BMI) is an estimate of body fat. Individuals with a BMI of 25.0 to 29.9 are considered overweight. Those with a BMI above 30.0 are considered obese.