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BY Kellie Bramlet

Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) is a type of cancer treatment in which surgeons apply heated chemotherapy after surgically removing tumors. This innovative method is used to treat mesothelioma, appendix, colorectal and other types of cancer.

Recently, Brian Badgwell, M.D.,  professor of Surgical Oncology, used HIPEC in a Phase II clinical trial...

Surgeons have used heated chemotherapy to treat appendix

BY Ron Gilmore

Cancer cells often delete genes that normally suppress tumor formation. These deletions also may extend to neighboring genes, an event known...