About pseudomyxoma peritonei

Pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP) is a very rare type of cancer. It usually begins in your appendix as a small polyp-like growth, called a low grade appendiceal mucinous neoplasm (LAMN).

Treatment for pseudomyxoma peritonei

Treatment for pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP) depends on the size of the tumour and your general health.

Last reviewed: 
31 Jan 2022
Next review due: 
31 Jan 2025
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