Abdominal Cancer Patients Live Longer With HIPEC

Until recently, advanced cancers in the abdominal cavity – such as appendix, colon, mesothelioma and ovary – were difficult to treat effectively. But thanks to hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy – known as HIPEC – people with these cancers are experiencing better treatment outcomes. During HIPEC, surgeons remove as much of the cancerous tissue as possible before … Continued