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Bacterial Involvement in Pseudomyxoma Peritonei?

By on Sep 24, 2016

PMP Pals is always amazed at how families support PMP patients in their time of need, and how they often remain engaged in our tight-knit community. This blog explores the exciting work being done by some of those people, like the Microbiome Team determining the role bacteria plays in the development of PMP, and how antibiotics might play a role in its treatment....

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Changing Pseudomyxoma Peritonei Tumors and How We Can Treat Them

By on Jan 3, 2016

I’ve recently been asked what patients may have done to cause their appendix cancer to recur more aggressively. In this blog I’ll share some thoughts on why pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP) may change over time and the strategies you might employ to combat these changes. It’s an important discussion because it’s natural for PMP to change and...

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Is Appendix Cancer Hereditary?

By on Jul 11, 2015

Dr. Brian Loggie Answers Questions Dr. Loggie answered questions presented by members of the PMP Pals’ Network who are concerned about the possibility of hereditary or environmental factors that may possibly be associated with Appendix Cancer/Pseudomyxoma Peritonei. Is there any evidence that appendiceal cancer/Pseudomyxoma Peritonei is a hereditary or...

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