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The Caregiver Corner: Perspective from a Veteran Caregiver

The Caregiver Corner: Perspective from a Veteran Caregiver

By on Jun 26, 2016 in After surgery, Caregiver Information, Life after PMP, Mentor Program, Testimonials |

Spoiler alert: Not every journey ends with a happy ending. If you’re at the beginning of your journey, consider reading this article later. Many caregivers will benefit from reading this article. No matter where you are in your journey, PMP Pals has hope for you. This blog entry was originally written in August 2013 by Therese Surges. My husband, Keith, was...

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UCSD Endorses PMP Pals!

UCSD Endorses PMP Pals!

By on May 4, 2016 in Facebook, Life after PMP, Mentor Program, News and Announcements, Surgeons, Uncategorized |

PMP Pals is proud to share that Dr. Lowy and the Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Program Team at UCSD have recognized the PMP Pals Network for their work in supporting appendix cancer patients and their caregivers. In their Spring Newsletter, Dr. Lowy’s team explains how PMP Pals complements their comprehensive approach to fighting cancer. The Newsletter notes...

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PMP Pal Mentors Make All the Difference

PMP Pal Mentors Make All the Difference

By on Apr 15, 2016 in Mentor Program |

Dealing with Appendix Cancer and Pseudomyxoma Peritonei (PMP) is a long and often trying process. But, it becomes easier to navigate the labyrinth of diagnosis, consultations, surgery, recovery and follow-up care when you have an “old hand” on your side…a mentor who’s been through it. PMP Pals’ Mentor Program is one of the most important services we offer. We...

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