pseudomyxoma

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pseudomyxoma

 [soo″do-mik-so´mah]
1. a mass of epithelial mucus resembling a myxoma.
pseudomyxoma peritone´i the presence in the peritoneal cavity of mucoid material from a ruptured ovarian cyst or a ruptured mucocele of the appendix.

pseu·do·myx·o·ma

(sū'dō-mik-sō'mă),
A gelatinous mass resembling a myxoma but composed of mucus.

pseudomyxoma

/pseu·do·myx·o·ma/ (-mik-so´mah)
1. a mass of epithelial mucus resembling a myxoma.

pseudomyxoma peritone´i  the presence in the peritoneal cavity of mucoid matter from a ruptured ovarian cyst or a ruptured mucocele of the appendix.

pseudomyxoma

[-miksō′mə]
a mucus-rich tumor.

pseu·do·myx·o·ma

(sū'dō-miks-ō'mă)
A gelatinous mass resembling a myxoma but composed of epithelial mucus.

pseudomyxoma

a mass of epithelial mucus resembling a myxoma.

pseudomyxoma peritonei
the presence in the peritoneal cavity of mucoid material from a ruptured ovarian cyst or a ruptured mucocele.
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HIPEC has been used for years in patients with colon, pseudomyxomas and appendiceal cancers as well as mesothelioma, cancers that in general are not responsive to chemotherapy, but it is now viewed as a promising new treatment for gynecologic malignancy.
Melissa, who has a husband, Carl, and son Evan, eight, has stage four signet ring cell appendix cancer - also known as pseudomyxoma peritonei - as well as bowel, ovarian and peritoneal cancer.
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Melissa, 33, has stage four signet ring cell appendix cancer - also known as pseudomyxoma peritonei - as well as bowel, ovarian and peritoneal cancer, leaving her needing extensive surgery and chemotherapy.
I would spend it on making memories for Evan and whatever's spare, I would donate the rest to pseudomyxoma research.