Treating pseudomyxoma peritonei and some appendix cancers can be challenging. The surgical procedure is commonly referred to as MOAS (Mother of All Surgeries) because, depending on the extent of cancerous tissue and affected organs that need to be removed, it can be comparable to undergoing several major surgeries. The medical name for the procedure is cytoreductive surgery with HIPEC.
What surgery is called the mother of all surgeries?
by Pseudomyxoma Survivor | Feb 15, 2023 | all countries, Frequently Asked Questions, Treatment | 0 comments