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Articles by Pseudomyxoma Survivor

Why is HIPEC controversial?

Some doctors still view HIPEC (hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy) as a controversial procedure for multiple reasons.

How are goblet cell adenocarcinomas treated?

Once a doctor has determined that someone has Goblet Cell Adenocarcinoma, they will need to do tests to see how far the cancer has spread.

What is adenocarcinoma ex-goblet cell?

Adenocarcinoma Ex-Goblet Cell of the appendix is a type of cancer that originates from the cells that line the inside of the appendix.

What is goblet cell adencarcinoma

Goblet cell adenocarcinoma is a rare type of cancer that arises from cells that are normally present in the lining of the appendix.

Is cancer of the appendix genetic?

Is cancer of the appendix genetic?

A recent study in JAMA Oncology revealed that around 10% of individuals diagnosed with appendiceal cancer have an inherited genetic variant that increases their risk for cancer predisposition. This is the first study to identify inherited risk factors for this uncommon type of cancer.

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What is the PCI score?

What is the PCI score?

Doctors use the PCI score to help guide treatment options for Pseudomyxoma Peritonei (PMP) and other cancers that affect the lining of the abdomen.

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