UC Irvine Health Uses Novel Therapy Against Ovarian Cancer

May 2013
Orange County Business Journal;5/6/2013, Vol. 36 Issue 18, pB-52
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.


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