GIVINGTUESDAY: Tuesday, December 1, 2020

PMP Pals is the world’s oldest global volunteer-run organization that gives hope to patients and caregivers fighting Appendix Cancer, also known as Pseudomyxoma Peritonei or PMP.  We provide information and support through our many free programs including:

Join PMP Pals every week on our HOPE ZOOM videoconference where patients and caregivers share strategies, advice, support, and encouragement with one another. For dates and times, see our Facebook page. To register and forward questions or comments, please visit, PMP Pals HOPE ZOOM.

To view previous PMP Pals HOPE ZOOM’s, visit PMP Pals HOME ZOOM Video Library.

  • Get Well Cards – Pals from around the world send you cards after surgery or to celebrate a survival anniversary
  • Bare Bottom Bears – our oldest program that sends you a personalized teddy bear
  • PMP Pals Facebook Page – see pictures of Pals living life abundantly, even with a rare cancer
  • Ask Arthur – get answers to your clinical questions from retired pediatric surgeon and PMP survivor Arthur
  • Pal Mentors – for patients and caregivers, carefully chosen to match your diagnosis and demographics, no matter where you are in your journey
  • Quarterly Newsletters – help educate you on the world of PMP and sharing stories of inspiration
  • PMP Pals Web Site – provides a wealth of information to help Find a Surgeon, access our support programs, and honor those no longer with us
  • Blogs – provide detailed information about important topics you may encounter such as wound care, financial support, or alternative therapies
  • Pal Handbooks – A different handbook for each phase of the journey, from preparing for surgery to recovery, to coping with chemotherapy
  • Events – meet us throughout the year at various fundraising events and symposiums
  • Annual Conference – join the Pals at our Annual Conference for networking, support, and inspiration

If you or someone you know is affected by this rare cancer, please contact us today at so we can provide HOPE to YOU!

PMP Pals does publish the latest research and provides ideas for treatment, but it is NOT qualified to provide medical advice. Patients MUST consult with their physicians to establish their treatment, recovery, and follow-up plans.

Note:  If you want to access the legacy PMP Pals web site, click here.  There’s still plenty of good information and references that you can use!

Last updated: June 4, 2020


We get knocked down, but we get up again!

Up until the age of 45, I had never had anything wrong with me or even been an in-patient to stay in hospital.

Chris England


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