Patient Stories

The Henry Ford Cancer Institute is a national leader in cancer care, offering emerging treatments, clinical trials and options for patients with the most advanced, rare cancers. Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, or HIPEC, is an example of an advanced treatment program we now offer that is extending and saving lives.

Our multidisciplinary HIPEC team work together to tailor your cancer care to your unique, individual needs. Read our patients’ stories to learn how our comprehensive HIPEC program features one unified team built all around you.

Cancer HIPEC patient Gene Chelsey

Gene Chelsey

When Gene Chelsey is given a grim diagnosis following the discovery of a rare, difficult-to-treat abdominal cancer, doctors give him a radical option: heated chemotherapy. Delivered during surgery, this new approach is giving patients hope for recovery from this challenging disease.


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