Dr. Raoof with City of Hope Cancer Center presented an educational webinar on December 16, 2020, “Regional Therapy for Appendiceal Carcinomatosis: Past, Present, and Future”. This webinar included information about the different types of appendiceal tumors, molecular profiles, therapeutic approaches, and information regarding the first U.S. clinical trial for a new investigational therapy – PIPAC (Pressurized Intraperitoneal Aerosolized Chemotherapy) – for which Dr. Raoof is a co-investigator and that is currently ongoing. The event featured a live Q&A and was hosted by The ACPMP Research Foundation.
ACPMP's video library contains presentations from our past events and other information on appendix cancer, pseudomyxoma peritonei, and the ACPMP Research Foundation.
Appendix cancer clinical trials at UCM (Dr. Turaga) (Contact RegionalTherapies@uchospitals.edu for clinical trials at the University of Chicago Medicine.) – Managing cancer and leveraging your team (Emily Fenton, PA) – Identifying the right educational resources (Kevin Swanson) – Patient story (Julia Kearney) – Pre-habilitation and getting stronger for surgery (Jeffrey Whitridge, RD & Maria Alvarado, PT) – Things to know when you have a cancer diagnosis (Enal Hindi, Sandy Clark, Pujitha Kallakuri) – Research & Clinical Trials: Why to be a part of them – Advanced Directives: The importance of having them – Patient Advocacy & being connected
Wake Forest Baptist Health held a Regional Program at the Appendix Cancer Survivorship Symposium on October 2, 2020 via Zoom. This program was moderated by: Joyce Fenstermaker, Cheryl Sizer, and Stephanie Thornton Agenda: Introduction (HIPEC program): Cheryl Sizer, PA-C Survivorship & Caregiving: Dr. Stacy Wentworth Patient Experiences Related to Survivorship Related to Caregiver Issues Navigation – Barriers to Care, Financial Issues/Suggestions & Resources: Joyce Fenstermaker, RN, BSN, OCN Health Maintenance: Stephanie Thornton, FNP-C, MSN
University of Utah Huntsman Cancer Institute held a Regional Program at the Appendix Cancer Survivorship Symposium on October 2, 2020 via Zoom. This program was hosted by Lauren Smith from the ACPMP Research Foundation and Dr. Laura Lambert from the University of Utah Huntsman Cancer Institute. The program featured a story from a young patient and his family as well as an open discussion and Q&A with Dr. Heloisa Soares, Dr. Kajsa Affolter, and Lawrence Marsco.
Katie Duckworth, PhD at Wake Forest Health – presents “Providing Care Throughout Intensive Interventions: A Close Look at Caregiver Wellbeing” at the Appendix Cancer Survivorship Symposium
Deborah Shelton, Medical Liaison, ACPMP Research Foundation presents Updates from ACPMP Sponsor and New Patient Registry at the Appendix Cancer Survivorship Symposium
Caio Rocha Lima, MD, MS, Professor, Hematology and Oncology at Wake Forest Health presents “What’s New in Chemotherapy & Immunotherapy for Appendix Cancer” at the Appendix Cancer Survivorship Symposium
Milica Medved and Samuel Armato, Radiology – U of Chicago Cancer Center present “What’s New in Imaging for Appendix Cancer” at the Appendix Cancer Survivorship Symposium
Oliver Eng, MD, Surgical Oncology at U of Chicago Cancer Center presents “Iterative HIPEC, Laparoscopic HIPEC, and Changes in PDL-1 Expression” at the Appendix Cancer Survivorship Symposium.
Dr. Chuan He, John T. Wilson Distinguished Service Professor at U of Chicago Cancer Center presents “Liquid Biopsy for the Detection of Appendix Cancer” at the Appendix Cancer Survivorship Symposium.
Konstantinos Votanopoulos, MD, PhD, Surgical Oncology at Wake Forest Health presents “Organoid Research Updates” at the Appendix Cancer Survivorship Symposium.