Can Peritoneal Metastases be cured

Can Peritoneal Metastases be Cured?

Metastases are when cancer has spread from its original location to other parts of the body and the peritoneum is a relatively common area for metastases to form, particularly from tumours that begin in the abdomen and pelvis. Life expectancy is generally low due to the advanced nature of these cancers. However, does that mean…

Difference Between PIPAC and HIPEC

Understanding the Difference Between PIPAC and HIPEC

When chemotherapy is required to fight colorectal cancer, there are two innovative techniques to treat peritoneal metastases that are offered alongside tablet or injection chemotherapy; PIPAC or HIPEC. However, currently PIPAC is only available on a very limited basis. While the decision to offer cancer treatments is ultimately decided by a patient’s treating team, patients should…