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Articles by Pseudomyxoma Survivor

Can you survive pseudomyxoma peritonei?

HIPEC is a cancer treatment that involves surgery and heated chemotherapy. It’s used for advanced abdominal cancers like pseudomyxoma peritonei.

“I’m sorry we found a cancer.” I was diagnosed with a LAMN

In August 2023, my life changed forever in many ways when I heard the words, “I’m sorry we found cancer”. I was diagnosed with LAMN.

What is HIPEC surgery?

HIPEC is a cancer treatment that involves surgery and heated chemotherapy. It’s used for advanced abdominal cancers like pseudomyxoma peritonei.

Will exercising cause pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP) to spread?

Engaging in exercise is generally beneficial for overall health and well-being, even for individuals with pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP). Exercise can help improve cardiovascular fitness, strengthen muscles, boost immune function, enhance mood, and promote a sense of...
Should I have CRS/HIPEC?

Should I have CRS/HIPEC?

The decision to undergo cytoreductive surgery with HIPEC for pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP) is a personal one and should be made in consultation with your medical team.

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