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Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) is a precision chemotherapy treatment and specialized surgery that target tumors which have spread to the lining of the abdomen. HIPEC may be used to treat appendix cancer, colon cancer, stomach cancer, peritoneal mesothelioma, primary peritoneal malignancy.
HIPEC is the chemotherapy component of a surgical procedure called Cytoreductive Surgery (CRS).
For certain types of appendiceal cancer, cytosurgery with HIPEC is the only treatment required to adequately treat the cancer. Cytosurgery applies intense cold to destroy unwanted tissue.