TITLE

UC Irvine Health Uses Novel Therapy Against Ovarian Cancer

PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Orange County Business Journal;5/6/2013, Vol. 36 Issue 18, pB-52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) treatment for ovarian cancer which is offered at the University of California (UC) Irvine Health Ovarian Cancer Center in Orange County, California. HIPEC involves direct infusion of heated chemotherapy in the abdominal cavity to eliminate microscopic cancer cells that could persist after surgery. Moreover, doctor Robert Bristow says that patient care and a level of medical expertise are necessary for the treatment.
ACCESSION #
87597312

 

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