Starting a food diary

Many patients discover varying degrees of issues with food and drink during the weeks and months after their operation. Although appendix cancer and pseudomyxoma peritonei patients may have similar cytoreductive surgery (CRS), including the partial or total removal of...

Who Cares for our Carers?

Our latest guest blog post comes from Dave who is probably better known to many as cavecrawler and is the author of his own blog, ‘My Story-My Battle with Pseudomyxoma Peritonei (PMP)’, which has been so helpful to so many pseudomyxoma patients. I have...

Surviving with PMP

Pauline, from our support group, shares this: When I was first diagnosed in 1999, no one at QMC Nottingham (where I worked, on the very ward on which I had my operation) had ever seen this before. The pathologist brought in especially gave it a name – PMP. There...

Coping with PMP Part 4

Continuing our series of tips for coping with PMP, Dorothy from our support group shares this I am an advocate of deep breathing if I need to calm myself down and it helps me. doesn’t cost anything and no side effects. If you need meds for now to help do it; you...