Study Shows Some Benefit to Second Debulking Surgery Followed by HIPEC

Posted:05/14/12

A study of 56 patients in Italy who had ovarian cancer showed that women with recurrent ovarian cancer benefited from a second debulking surgery followed by HIPEC. HIPEC, or hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, is heated chemotherapy delivered directly to the abdominal cavity.

The study abstract can be found here