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Dr. Jan Franko

Surgical Oncologist
MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center
Des Moines, IA

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Board Certified

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Mercy Medical

Dr. Jan Franko is affiliated with MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center.

Fellowship Experience

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine & Medical Center

Mercy Medical Shows off live-saving cancer treatment

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 been associated with a lot of risk,” senior author Joseph J. Skitzki, MD, a surgical oncologist at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York, said in a news release. “However, reviewing our data in patients treated with CS/HIPEC over the last decade showed a...

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Dr. Jan Franko

Jan Franko
Surgical Oncologist
MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center
1111 6th. Ave
DesMoines, IA. 50314

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The contact form located on this page is the best way to get in touch with Dr. Jan Franko concerning a personalized HIPEC conversation. The surgeon or their office will make every effort to contact you as soon as possible.

To have a conversation about the HIPEC procedure you do not need a referral from a doctor. There is no charge for an initial conversation.

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Phone: 515 247 3266