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Benefit From CS/HIPEC in Advanced Abdominal Cancers

Laurie Barclay, MD Cytoreductive surgery plus hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (CS/HIPEC) appears to be safe and effective for select patients with advanced abdominal cancers, according to a retrospective analysis published in the June issue of Cancer Medicine. “There has been much discussion as to whether there is a benefit with this procedure, and historically it has...


Heated Chemotherapy After Surgery Greatly Extends Lives

Heated Chemotherapy After Surgery Greatly Extends Lives of Patients with Some Advanced Colorectal Cancers The past several years of cancer research have been both exciting and promising. Recent developments have allowed us to take steps in improving many cancer treatments. I believe this momentum will continue to accelerate exponentially. One research project that has offered...