Cytoreductive Surgery Plus HIPEC for Metastatic Colon Cancer

October 3, 2011

David Ryan, MD, discusses his debate with Paul H. Sugarbaker, MD, from the ASCO session “Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy and Cytoreductive Surgery in Colon Cancer” and how in his view this type of treatment, as presented to the patient, creates a certain dynamic between the surgeon and medical oncologist, one of hope vs reality.

David Ryan, MD, discusses his debate with Paul H. Sugarbaker, MD, from the ASCO session “Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy and Cytoreductive Surgery in Colon Cancer” and how in his view this type of treatment, as presented to the patient, creates a certain dynamic between the surgeon and medical oncologist, one of hope vs reality.