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. 2012 Dec;26(6):1261-90.
doi: 10.1016/j.hoc.2012.08.010. Epub 2012 Oct 9.

Neoplasms of the Appendix: Current Treatment Guidelines

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Neoplasms of the Appendix: Current Treatment Guidelines

Suven Shankar et al. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am. .

Abstract

The purpose of this article is to update the medical community on the current management of patients with appendiceal neoplasms. The authors discuss clinical evidence of medical and surgical treatment with emphasis on presentation, diagnosis, pathology, and surgical technique. Current available clinical evidence on the use of systemic chemotherapy is included. The authors describe in detail management of peritoneal carcinomatosis arising from tumors of the appendix with cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal therapy as standard of care.

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