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BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) is an innovative type of cancer treatment. During this procedure, doctors perform a surgery and apply chemotherapy directly to the area impacted by cancer, instead of giving it through an IV or as a pill. HIPEC isn’t widely performed yet, but it’s shown positive results for some cancers that have been hard to treat.

To learn more, we spoke with stomach cancer surgeon Brian Badgwell...

Surgeons performing HIPEC

BY Molly Adams

Mesothelioma is a rare cancer that’s most commonly found in the lining of the lungs or abdomen, but it can also start in the lining of the...

BY Caroline Kimrey

Caroline Kimrey is a wife and mom to a young son. After a few tumors were discovered on a CT scan, she had major surgery on Feb. 23, 2012....

BY anonymous

Mesothelioma is a rare cancer that starts in the cells lining certain parts of the body, especially the chest and abdomen. Primary risk factors include workplace exposure to asbestos.

Anne Tsao, M.D., associate professor in MD Anderson's Department of Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology and director of its Mesothelioma Program, answers questions about mesothelioma. 

What is mesothelioma?
Mesothelioma is...

BY Lauren Schoenemann

Before mesothelioma, Sherrie Moore dreaded the idea of getting older. Now, three years after being diagnosed with the challenging illness,...