Northwestern Memorial Hosptial’s first HIPEC procedure has cured a father of appendix cancer. Corey Capers endured six months of chemotherapy then his appendix exploded and cancer spread. Dr. Ryan Merkow and his team at Northwestern Memorial Hospital suggested Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy. Corey Capers has been cancer free for over a month thanks to this treatment and is now enjoying the joys of fatherhood.
Quraishi, Ash-har, and Daniela Prizont-Cado. “Patient At Northwestern Now Cancer Free After New Chemo Treatment.”
NBC Channel 5, 24 Jan. 2018, www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/northwestern-uses-never-before-HIPEC-treatment-on-patient-now-cancer-free-471005153.html.