PMPRF RESPONSE TO NEW YORK TIMES HIPEC ARTICLE

August 26, 2011

Re: “Hot Chemotherapy Bath: Patients See Hope, Critics Hold Doubts,” by Andrew Pollack (New York Times, 8/12/11, A1): This article about cytoreductive surgery followed by hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (“CRS/HIPEC”) was informative and pointed out both the benefits of this treatment and some of the debate surrounding it. However, I feel that a few factual clarifications are essential to keep the...

Report from 7th International Workshop on Peritoneal Malignancy and Video of Patient Representative Amani Albedah’s Speech

January 7, 2011

From Gerald Lewandowski, PMPRF Board Member and Research Committee Co-Chair: The 7th International Workshop on Peritoneal Surface Maligancy was held in Uppsala, Sweden in September 2010.  The conference was truly international - attended by top physicians, nurses, researchers and other specialists from around the world who treat and research pseudomyxoma peritonei and other peritoneal surface malignancies. The conference was also attended by a number of non-medical people,...