Category Archives: HIPEC Resources

FAQ: HIPEC and ThermaSolutions

What is HIPEC? HIPEC (Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy) is a procedure used in cancers that have spread to the surface of the peritoneal cavity. A heated and sterile solution with added chemotherapy medication (up to 42ºC) is circulated in the abdomen for approximately 90 minutes with the goal of destruction of any hidden tumor cells. It […]

ThermaSolutions and Partner Hospitals in the News for HIPEC Treatment

Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy may not be groundbreaking news to the oncology community but watch ThermaSolutions and our partnering surgeons educate the public through local news stories and even Network Television. An episode of “The Good Doctor” on ABC TV discussed HIPEC as a treatment option for a patient on the program. ThermaSolutions was asked to […]

The Experts Discuss HIPEC

Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) in conjunction with Cytoreductive Surgery (CRS) is a proven cancer treatment for Peritoneal Surface Malignancy (PSM).  Watch the experts in the field discuss this vital therapy. *Dr. Ali Alsaffar of The Kuwait Hospital on Peritoneal Surface Malignancy *Dr. Rajesh Nair of MD Anderson Cancer Center in Orlando, FL on Cytoreductive Surgery […]

HIPEC Information for Patients

Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) is a process in which heated chemotherapy is pumped directly into the abdomen after immediately after tumor removing surgery. What kinds of cancer can be treated? Pseudomyxoma Peritonei – A build-up of mucus in the peritoneal cavity Ovarian Carcinoma – Cancer that forms in the tissue of the ovary Mucinous Adenocarcinoma […]

HIPEC Peritoneal Clinical Literature

HIPEC cancer research

Over the past several years, there has been significant progress in the treatment of cancers that are spread within the peritoneal cavity. There is substantial clinical evidence and consensus that Cytoreductive Surgery (CRS) combined with Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) is the preferred treatment for colorectal and, more recently, ovarian cancer patients. Below are three notable […]

HIPEC in Ovarian Cancer

Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy in Ovarian Cancer. N Engl J Med 2018;378:230-40. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1708618. W.J. van Driel, S.N. Koole, K. Sikorska, J.H. Schagen van Leeuwen, H.W.R. Schreuder, R.H.M. Hermans, I.H.J.T. de Hingh, J. van der Velden, H.J. Arts, L.F.A.G. Massuger, A.G.J. Aalbers, V.J. Verwaal, J.M. Kieffer, K.K. Van de Vijver, H. van Tinteren, N.K. Aaronson, and […]