New Name - Same Mission

The PMP Research Foundation is now the Appendix Cancer / Pseudomyxoma Peritonei Research Foundation, or “ACPMP.” 

In addition to changing the foundation’s name, we have also launched a new website and logo designed to represent the spectrum of conditions that fall under the appendix cancer and pseudomyxoma peritonei umbrella.

"Wondering Who You Are" by Sonya Lea - PMPRF Book Review

“Wondering Who You Are” is a memoir written by Sonya Lea, whose husband Richard was diagnosed with pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP) in 2000. The book provides thoroughly researched, extensive and accurate descriptions of PMP and CRS/HIPEC to the point that it can serve as an excellent educational tool, and is also a hard-to-put-down tale of love, loss, renewal and self-discovery.

"Every Day I Fight:" PMPRF President's thoughts on Stuart Scott's memoir detailing Appendix Cancer fight

Every Day I Fight

By Stuart Scott (with Larry Platt)

Former ESPN journalist Stuart Scott passed away just two months ago after a seven year battle with appendix cancer.  His biography “Every Day I Fight” is available this week and provides some insight into Scott’s life, his passion for his career in sports journalism, his relationships (especially his love for daughters Taelor and Sydni), and his cancer fight. 

Tenth International Symposium on Regional Cancer Therapies - Recap

The PMP Research Foundation was proud to attend and provide a physician scholarship to the Tenth International Symposium on Regional Cancer Therapies, presented by the UPMC Cancer Center in collaboration with the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center and the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center. 

PMPRF President's Statement on Stuart Scott's Passing, and his Impact on the Appendix Cancer Community

ESPN anchor Stuart Scott passed away last night at just 49 years old after his 7-plus year battle with appendix cancer.  Mostly Scott’s passing makes me feel for his daughters, his family, his friends, and his colleagues.  This is their time to reflect and remember him.  However, I also think that his public presence makes it seem like we all knew him,

In Remembrance of Derek Corner

The PMP Research Foundation mourns the loss of our friend and supporter, Derek Corner.  Derek was an avid supporter of the PMP Research Foundation, most notably through his annual fundraising event "DC Rocks PMP!"

Our thoughts and sympathy are with Derek’s family and friends. 

Derek's determination and enthusiasm were inspiring, and he will always be remembered by his friends at the PMP Research Foundation.


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