Dr. Garrett Nash from Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) in New York City presents: “Clinical Trials for Metastatic Appendix Cancer: How We Can Learn to Better Care for Patients with this Disease”. This educational webinar was co-hosted by the ACPMP Research Foundation and patient advocate, Chrissy Buttigieg. Topics covered during this webinar included: What is the risk and benefit of CRS? What is EPIC and how does it differ from HIPEC? Does IPC improve outcomes? What is the current standing of the ICARuS trial? Q&A
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.
The Appendix Cancer Survivorship Symposium was held on October 15, 2021 and was hosted by The Appendix Cancer Pseudomyxoma Peritonei (ACPMP) Research Foundation, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, University of Chicago Medicine and University of Utah Huntsman Cancer Institute. This event was held virtually via Zoom and was free and open to all! We had over 400 registrations from 25 countries.
The Symposium included a General Session as well as Regional Sessions for 1) Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, 2) University of Chicago Medicine, and 3) University of Utah Huntsman Cancer Institute.
Dr. Grotz, Surgical Oncologist from the Mayo Clinic presented: Mucinous Appendiceal Cancers: from Appendectomy to HIPEC.
The webinar was co-hosted by ACPMP Research Foundation and Minnesota’s Patient Advisory Council members, Meghan Blomquist and Angel Harrington who lead the MN Appendix Cancer Allies.
This event was held via Zoom on October 27, 2021 and was free and open to all.
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.
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.
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.