What is HIPEC?

Also known as: Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemoperfusion, hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, heated chemotherapy

HIPEC is an abdominal cancer treatment that is used after all tumors have been surgically removed from the abdomen. It involves treating the abdomen with heated chemotherapy to destroy any remaining cancer cells and potentially prevent the growth of new tumors.

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