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tina dasilva
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Hey guys does anyone know anything about hot chemo .my bother inlaw asked me about it I told him I would ask you guys and back to him hugs all. Tina

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geotina
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The only "hot chemo" I know of is done during the HIPEC procedure. HIPEC is done for peritoneal mets. They remove the peritoneal mets and then wash the area with hot chemo for (if memory serves) 90 minutes.

Hope your Jorge is doing well.

Take care - Tina

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tina dasilva
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Thank you for the info my Jorge is doing good with round but I got to tell u he is very mean this morning I came milk so he could take his meds and he looked so mad at me . But other then that all is good I hope you and your george are doing well

12boo
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Hot chemo's looks like very promising for cancers that have spread with in the abdomen. check out this article from the BBC news:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/4318215.stm

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