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HIPEC and Appendiceal Cancer: One Patient’s Story

10/01/2012 Appendiceal carcinoma, pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP)* and other peritoneal surface malignancies are rare and, sadly, all too often misdiagnosed or poorly managed. Just ask Joseph Laureanno, a 53-year-old sales executive from Lowell. “I’d been having some discomfort in my lower right abdomen,” he recalls. “So when I went for my regular wellness checkup with my...