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Frequently Asked Questions

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Our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Pseudomyxoma Peritonei (PMP) and Appendix Cancers. PMP is a rare cancer that affects the abdominal cavity, while appendix cancer is a malignancy that arises from the cells of the appendix. Both types of cancer can be difficult to diagnose and treat due to their rarity and complex nature. On this page, we have compiled a list of frequently asked questions related to PMP and appendix cancers to help provide you with information and resources on these conditions. Our aim is to provide answers to some of the most common questions and concerns related to PMP and appendix cancers, and to offer support and guidance for those affected by these rare diseases.

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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...

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.

Am I a candidate for HIPEC?

Am I a candidate for HIPEC?

The eligibility for HIPEC depends on various factors such as the type and stage of cancer, extent of cancer spread, and overall health status.

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