While we hope the ACPMP Research Foundation provides you with much of the information you are looking for, there are a number of other good sites on the Internet related to Appendix Cancer and PMP that you may wish to visit.
Because some of the links below will take you to web sites not owned or operated by ACPMP, ACPMP is not responsible for the information they provide.
If you would like to report an issue with one of these links, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ACPMP "Find a Specialist" Page: Our advice on how to find an expert in the treatment of pseudomyxoma peritonei, appendix cancer and other peritoneal surface malignancies.
Click here to view information about Dr. Thomas McAvoy's research involving possible links between bacteria and cancer of the appendix.
Watch a HIPEC procedure: Edward Levine, MD one of the ACPMP grant recipients, performs a live cytoreduction and HIPEC procedure. (Warning: may be too graphic for some viewers)
Inspire Support Community: Our support group, providing private online support for patients and caregivers.
Facebook PMP/Appendix Cancer Support Group: An active, moderated private support forum hosted on Facebook for patients and their caregivers that includes a member-generated specialist list. *Be sure to answer the question when requesting to join the group.
RareConnect Pseudomyxoma Peritonei Community: a private support forum which offers translation services in English, Spanish, French, German and Italian, offered in partnership with NORD and Eurordis, and the ACPMP Research Foundation as one of its founding host members.
American Society for Peritoneal Surface Malignancies (ASPSM): this organization lists several recognized US and International experts in the treatment of PMP, PSM and appendix cancer as members.
Sugarbaker Oncology Associates: A reliable medical source of information about pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP), peritoneal surface malignancies (PSM), and cytoreductive surgery with heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy (CRS/HIPEC).
The Insurance Warrior, Laurie Todd: A resource for PMP patients seeking treatment and struggling with their health insurance carriers.
PubMed: National Institute of Health's medical database, where you can search for PMP-related research articles.
Clinical Trials: A database of clinical trials conducted in the U.S. and around the world.
HealthCare.Gov: Check this website for health insurance options if you are uninsured.