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…