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Remembering Molly Dolan

We are deeply saddened by the passing of Molly Dolan this January. Her inspirational story has touched the lives of many and she will continue to live on in the hearts of her family and all of the wonderful people she's met across the globe.

Promising New Research

Check out the latest research on prognosis and treatment options for PMP/Appendix Cancer, long-term results of CRS/HIPEC, Small Bowel Transplant for End-Stage PMP/Appendix Cancer, and more, from specialists such as Drs. Sugarbaker, Esquivel, Bartlett, Ahrendt, and others across the globe.

ACPMP 2016 Grant Opportunities

The Appendix Cancer / Pseudomyxoma Peritonei Research Foundation (ACPMP) is pleased to once again accept applications for two, 2-year grants, $50,000 per grant, for scientific research studies and/or clinical research studies related to pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP) and/or appendix cancer.  

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. 

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