MOAS is an abbreviation for the term the “Mother of All Surgeries” and refers to cytoreductive surgery with HIPEC (CRS/HIPEC). The phrase was coined by the wife of a patient on her blog about their experiences with pseudomyxoma peritonei. The expression stuck and has become standard language in the PMP community.
I’ve just had mine in February 2023 at The Christie in Manchester. It’s a big operation and recovery is slow and hard. I’m glad I went ahead as I know I will have more time with my family and be able to live my life to the full once I’m full healed.
Adenocarcinoma Ex-Goblet Cell of the appendix is a type of cancer that originates from the cells that line the inside of the appendix.
Goblet cell adenocarcinoma is a rare type of cancer that arises from cells that are normally present in the lining of the appendix.
Yes, pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP) is a rare cancer that usually starts in the appendix and can spread to the peritoneum, which is the lining of the abdominal cavity.