HIPEC: Treating metastatic cancers
Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) is heated chemotherapy that is administered after tumor-removing surgery to treat cancers that spread to the lining of the abdomen.
When you have appendix cancer, you want the most effective treatment. We offer innovative surgical techniques and treatment options, including cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC, for even the most aggressive and rare appendix cancer.
Our multidisciplinary tumor board meets to create a personalized treatment plan to offer you the best possible outcome.
Surgery is often the main therapy for appendix cancer. Our surgeons specialize in the treatment of appendix cancer, offering some of the most advance surgical therapies available.
Chemotherapy may be part of your treatment plan. Based on the underlying nature of your tumor, our medical oncology experts on your appendix cancer team will tailor a therapy that would provide the optimal outcome.
In certain instances, radiation therapy may be recommended for the treatment of your appendix cancer. If your treatment plan includes radiation therapy, you will meet with your radiation oncologists who will provide you with best treatment options.