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- n. Plural form of peritoneum.
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The treatment is good for patients with only specific cancers, like mesothelioma, appendix cancer and pseudomyxoma peritonea a rare cancer in the abdominal cavity that produces proteins called mucin, as well as some patients with colon cancer, according to UCSD.
We have previously shown that superparamagnetic nanoparticles conjugated to an ephrin-A1 mimetic peptide with a high affinity for the EphA2 receptor can be used to capture and remove cultured human ovarian cancer cells from the peritonea of experimental mice.
She had been on peritonea dialysis for the last four years, which meant that she had to hook herself up to a dialysis machine in her home every night.