HIPEC What You Need to Know  Fabian Johnston MD
Surgical oncologist Fabian Johnston discusses cytoreductive surgery plus hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC), a highly concentrated, heated chemotherapy treatment that is delivered directly to the abdomen during surgery. Dr. Johnston answers what types of cancer HIPEC is used to treat, who is a good candidate and the treatment benefits. To make an appointment with Dr. Johnston, please call 443-997-1508 or learn more about HIPEC at: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/surgery/about/innovations/hipec.html Questions Answered: 1. What is HIPEC? How is it used as a cancer treatment? 0:03 2. What types of cancer is HIPEC most effective to treat? 1:11 3. Who is a good candidate for HIPEC treatment? 2:19 4. What type of Physician typically administers HIPEC? 3:31 5. What are the benefits of HIPEC? 4:08