Most patients with peritoneal surface malignancies undergo extensive cytoreductive surgeries and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemoperfusion (HIPEC) for treatment. However, it is common for the disease to come back, resulting in multiple surgeries. UPMC CancerCenter is working to develop new ways to manage peritoneal surface malignancies.

Watch Haroon Asif Choudry, MD, surgical oncologist at UPMC CancerCenter, and an assistant professor of surgery and surgical oncology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, discuss this topic.