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Latest Intraperitoneal hyperthermic chemoperfusion Stories

2014-08-17 23:01:45

Peritoneal mesothelioma patients who undergo surgery and heated chemotherapy more than once may safely improve their odds of survival. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 A new study conducted by a team of Washington, DC mesothelioma surgeons finds that peritoneal mesothelioma patients who have a combination of cytoreductive surgery and heated chemotherapy (CRS/HIPEC) again when cancer comes back have better outcomes and few serious complications. Click here to read the full story now on...

2014-06-30 12:32:25

First Ever CTCA® Forum to Feature Leading Oncologists from Across the Country in an Interactive Seminar SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America(® )(CTCA), in collaboration with Dannemiller, Inc. and Athena Education Group, LLC, will host a new continuing medical education (CME)* program focused on colorectal cancer and peritoneal carcinomatosis as part of its growing CME curriculum known as the CTCA Forum. The program will provide...

2014-06-12 23:08:51

A new study suggests that platinum-based carboplatin reduces hospital stays and produces better outcomes for peritoneal mesothelioma patients than another popular drug. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Researchers studying the peritoneal mesothelioma treatment approach that combines cytoreductive surgery (CRS) with a wash of heated chemotherapy (HIPEC) have concluded that one drug appears to work better than another for this purpose. Click here to read the details of the article just...

2014-06-10 16:26:49

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Extensive clinical experience suggests that hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) may play an important role in the ongoing treatment of colorectal cancer patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis (CRCPC). However, there is no established nonsurgical process to select patients for HIPEC treatment as part of recommended standard of care or for clinical trial inclusion....

2014-02-24 12:24:09

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jesus Esquivel, MD, FACS, National Director of HIPEC Research and Medical Director, International Oncology Initiatives for Cancer Treatment Centers of America, has been selected to make two oral presentations at the 67th Society for Surgical Oncology Annual Cancer Symposium, taking place March 12-15, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The symposium is a leading international scientific meeting that offers attendees the opportunity to...

2014-01-23 23:30:01

MRHFM encourages laparoscopic surgery for mesothelioma cancer treatment as a recent study suggests that fewer surgical complications are related to laparoscopic surgery for treating patients with peritoneal cancers. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Laparoscopic surgery is a minimally invasive surgery (MIS) that allows doctors to diagnose conditions and perform a number of surgical procedures without the need for a large surgical incision. The result is less pain and scarring, less...

2013-11-19 23:33:46

A small French study finds that certain patients with peritoneal cancers like mesothelioma may have better outcomes with laparoscopic surgery than with a traditional open approach. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 New research published in the European Journal of Surgical Oncology and detailed by Surviving Mesothelioma suggests that patients with low-level cancers on the peritoneum (abdominal lining) spend less time in the hospital and have fewer complications when they have...

2013-11-15 23:20:09

HIPEC Therapy Shows Promise in Improving Survival Rates LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Mesothelioma survival rates may be substantially improved through increased use of a certain form of chemotherapy, researchers at the Moffit Cancer Center and Research Institute at the University of South Florida recently announced. Patients undergoing this repeated treatment, according to the researchers, not only live longer but also have a better quality of life. The announcement was the...

2013-11-05 23:34:22

Peritoneal mesothelioma patients who have a second heated chemotherapy treatment after surgery may more than double their odds of survival. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Surviving Mesothelioma reports that researchers at Tampa’s Moffitt Cancer Center have demonstrated a significant survival advantage among mesothelioma patients who undergo a repeat heated chemotherapy treatment for peritoneal mesothelioma. The new study published in the Annals of Surgical Oncology included 29...


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