Somehow, some way, you'll get through this. And no matter the outcome, you'll be grateful for the gift of time.
Surgery is often the main therapy for appendix cancer, and the skill of the surgeon is an important part of your successful treatment. MD Anderson’s surgeons are among the most experienced in the nation in the delicate procedure.
As one of the nation’s most active cancer centers, MD Anderson sees more appendix cancer cases than most oncologists. This gives us an exceptional level of expertise that often gives you higher chances for successful treatment.
Innovation and Support
Because we are one of the nation’s leading research centers, we’re able to offer clinical trials of experimental treatments of groundbreaking drugs and delivery methods for every type and stage of appendix cancer.
Understanding a disease is the first step toward finding the right care. Get the facts about appendix cancer, including the different types, how it starts and who’s at risk.
did you know?
Appendix cancers are quite rare, occurring in only about 1,000 Americans annually.
I recently celebrated my sixth cancerversary with no evidence of appendix cancer. Since my appendix cancer diagnosis, I’ve learned the importance of appreciating each day and celebrating the little things in life.
Here are some of the ways my family and friends helped me find joy during treatment and ways I continue to celebrate life post-treatment.
Celebrating milestones during appendix cancer treatment