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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....

2014-02-25 12:27:52

Hyperthermia has shown to greatly improve cancer treatment outcomes when combined with radiation and chemotherapy, but Beverly Hills Thermal Medicine is one of only a few centers to offer it. BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- /Beverly Hills Thermal Medicine/- Hyperthermia treatments have shown to double response rates of chemotherapy and radiation without side effects, and are an integral part of cancer treatment in Europe, but despite this, it has not gained...

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...

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...

2013-11-05 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...

2013-10-04 23:23:03

Could the supplement quercetin eventually be used to improve the effectiveness of peritoneal mesothelioma treatment? A new study in mice suggests that it might. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 A new animal study conducted in Croatia and detailed on Surviving Mesothelioma appears to show that the flavonoid quercetin, found in fruits, vegetables and grains, may make the heated chemotherapy treatment known as HIPEC more effective while protecting healthy cells against toxicity. HIPEC...

2013-08-19 23:25:11

A new study appears to confirm the value of the surgical mesothelioma treatment approach known as CRS/HIPEC. As Surviving Mesothelioma reports, most mesothelioma patients who had the treatment lived at least five years. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 A team of researchers in the surgery department at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York say a cancer treatment that combines surgery and chemotherapy results in “acceptable” rates of complications and death and...


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