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One Million Dollars for Research, and 2013 Grant Recipients!

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  • By kmb315 · New reply January 2, 2014
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  • We are overjoyed to announce today that this year the PMP Research Foundation achieved our goal of raising ONE MILLION DOLLARS for PMP research in 5 years! This was the dream of our founder, Lisa Luciano ...

PMPRF Summer 2013 Newsletter: The Summer Scurry is Back!

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  • By kmb315 · Posted August 8, 2013
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  • Check out the PMP Research Foundation's Summer 2013 Newsletter to find out the latest PMPRF news, including dates for more of our 2013 fundraising and educational events: http://www.pmpcure.org/blog/pmprf-summer ...

PMPRF 2011 Research Grant Recipients

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  • By kmb315 · Posted December 21, 2011
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  • The PMP Research Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of our three $50,000, two-year research grants for 2011. We have now funded $450,000 in PMP-related research in just three short years ...

PMPRF Fall, 2011 Newsletter: Research & Fundraising Updates, Videos, More!

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  • By kmb315 · Posted November 21, 2011
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  • Check out PMPRF's Fall newsletter! Lots of exicting news, including fundraising and research updates along with info on the ASPSM PMP patient data collection effort and how you can participate. http://www.pmpcure.org/blog/research-and ...

PMPRF Response to New York Times HIPEC Article

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  • By kmb315 · Posted August 26, 2011
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  • Re: “Hot Chemotherapy Bath: Patients See Hope, Critics Hold Doubts,” by Andrew Pollack (New York Times, 8/12/11, A1): This article about cytoreductive surgery followed by hyperthermic intraperitoneal ...

PMPRF Summer Newsletter

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  • By kmb315 · Posted August 4, 2011
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  • Check out our Summer newsletter to read about everything we have been up to this year: Fundraisers, Symposiums and More! http://www.pmpcure.org/blog/Summer2011 If you would like the newsletter delivered ...

PMP Research Foundation Events & More! Spring 2011 Newsletter

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  • By kmb315 · Posted May 11, 2011
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  • Check out PMPRF's Spring Newsletter! Info on upcoming PMP symposiums in MA and PA (featuring Dr. Sugarbaker, Dr. Lambert, Dr. Alexander, Dr. Goodman, Dr. Esquivel and Dr. Sardi); PMP fundraisers in NC ...

PMP Documentary Planned

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  • By kmb315 · Posted April 24, 2011
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  • A fellow PMP patient who is also a filmmaker is planning to film a documentary about Appendix Cancer and PMP. She is looking for patients and caregivers to interview for the film. Find out more at our ...

PMP Symposium/Event-5/25/2011-Worcester, MA

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  • By kmb315 · Posted March 30, 2011
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  • Announcing an upcoming PMP/Appendix Cancer event sponsored by the PMP Research Foundation and UMass Memorial Medical Center (Dr. Laura Lambert's institution). You can find out more at the PMPRF blog ...

When your illness disables you...

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  • By EvaFay · Posted March 11, 2011
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  • http://www.advocacyforpatients.org/know_ your_rights.html • How to get your own medical records. • How to get and keep health insurance. • How to get free prescriptions. • How to get health insurance ...

Report from 7th International Workshop on Peritoneal Malignancy and Video

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  • By kmb315 · Posted January 7, 2011
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  • From Gerald Lewandowski, PMPRF Board Member and Research Committee Co-Chair: The 7th International Workshop on Peritoneal Surface Maligancy was held in Uppsala, Sweden in September 2010. The conference ...

Fundraiser Event for PMP fighters

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  • By ChadsArmyKWinbauer · Posted January 5, 2011
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  • Hello, January 28th and 30th the Change For Chad Foundation will be hosting our second annual Dinner/Silent Auction and Co-Ed Flag Football Tournament to raise funds for our dear friend Chad (29) who ...

PMPRF Summer Update: New Website, Advisory Board, Symposium Video, and more

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  • By kmb315 · New reply November 3, 2010
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  • The PMP Research Foundation has been busy this summer! We have lots of exciting news to share: -New website. Our new website is live! Check it out at http://www.pmpcure.org/. Please consider leaving a ...

Awareness/Fundraising Event--Baltimore, MD--Sept. 19

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  • By kmb315 · Posted September 7, 2010
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  • Another awareness-raising event coming up: "Heat It to Beat It" Baltimore walk on Sunday, 9/19! All proceeds benefit Dr. Armando Sardi's research fund. Click on the link for more info, to donate, or to ...

PMP Patient Symposium - Philadelphia - June 19, 2010

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  • By kmb315 · New reply June 12, 2010
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  • The PMP Research Foundation is excited to announce our 1st annual Practitioner-Patient Symposium, hosted by Crozer-Keystone Medical Center in suburban Philadelphia, PA. This FREE event is designed to ...

Registration open for our June, 20 2010 PA fundraising event!

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  • By kmb315 · Posted May 5, 2010
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  • Dear PMP Patients, Family, Friends and Sponsors: Once again we have a tremendous opportunity to "Make a Difference" and help those in the PMP-Appendix Cancer community by raising funds and awareness for ...

NEW RESEARCH GRANT OPPORTUNITIES, NEW FUNDRAISING EVENTS, NEW WEBSITE...

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  • By kmb315 · Posted April 2, 2010
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  • PMP Research Foundation has lots of exciting news to report this spring! 1. Our 2010 research grant program is underway. The National Organization for Rare Disorders, in conjunction with the PMP Research ...

New book about PMP

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  • By kmb315 · Posted April 2, 2010
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  • Dr. Tom McAvoy's book is here! "Dr. Thomas McAvoy's moving personal narrative JESSIE'S MIRACLE is part love story, part medical and scientific detective puzzler..." All profits from the sale of JESSIE'S ...

NATIONAL FUNDRAISING OPPORTUNITY: FEBRUARY 28, 2010 IS RARE DISEASE DAY!

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  • By kmb315 · New reply February 16, 2010
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  • FEBRUARY 28, 2010 IS RARE DISEASE DAY! We're organizing a national fundraiser around Rare Disease Day with Applebee's Restaurants to build awareness of PMP and raise funds for future research. Participating ...

Dr. Sardi featured following HIPEC story on "Grey's Anatomy"

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  • By kmb315 · New reply January 26, 2010
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  • Dr. Sardi discussed appendix cancer and HIPEC on a Baltimore news program this morning, following a storyline involving HIPEC featured on the show Grey's Anatomy that aired last night: http://bit.ly/5FYo2m ...

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