Published in Cancer Weekly, February 24th, 2004
Patients participating in the research study had a median overall survival of 16 months, with 17% surviving 5 years or more. Traditionally, patients with this condition, called peritoneal carcinomatosis, survive only 3-6 months without treatment.
Peritoneal cancer is the most common cause of death in patients with cancers in the abdomen. Surgery alone has proved to be...
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