The Appendix Cancer Pseudomyxoma Peritonei Research Foundation is committed to increasing the knowledge, understanding, and awareness of appendix cancer and pseudomyxoma peritonei.

ACPMP regularly coordinates and hosts educational webinars for patients and physicians highlighting critical research and developments of importance to our patients. Please find below recordings from our previous webinars we have co-hosted with physicians and researchers.

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Appendix Cancer in Young Adults: A Distinct Disease Burden

Andreana N. Holowatyj, PhD, MS, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Cancer Biology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center presented “Appendix Cancer in Young Adults: A Distinct Disease Burden” via Zoom on February 17, 2021.

The objectives of this webinar were to: (1) summarize current literature on the distinct burden of appendix cancer among young patients; (2) understand the context of health disparities within the early-onset appendix cancer population; and (3) broaden knowledge in early-onset appendix cancer and ongoing research.

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Updates on the Surgical Management of Peritoneal Surface Malignancies

The ACPMP Research Foundation was proud to host a Zoom webinar on 9/17/20 with Dr. Choudry, Associate Director of Surgery and Surgical Oncology at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center.

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Regional Therapy for Appendiceal Carcinomatosis: Past, Present, and Future

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.

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