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PMP Research Foundation, Inc.

a/k/a: PMPRF

Address

6415 Granger Rd.
Suite 200
Independence, OH 44131
USA

Phone

216-986-7010

Fax

216-524-9111

Email Address

info@pmpcure.org

Website

http://www.pmpcure.org

The PMP Research Foundation is a voluntary, non-profit organization engaged in funding promising scientific research toward a cure for Pseudomyxoma Peritonei and related peritoneal surface malignancies. Pseudomyxoma Peritonei is a rare malignant growth characterized by the progressive accumulation of mucus-secreting (mucinous) tumor cells within the abdomen and pelvis. The disorder develops after a small growth (polyp) located within the appendix bursts through the wall of the appendix, and spreads mucus-producing tumor cells throughout the surrounding surfaces (e.g., the membrane that lines the abdominal cavity [peritoneum]). As mucinous tumor cells accumulate, the abdominal area becomes swollen and digestive (gastrointestinal) function becomes impaired. Pseudomyxoma Peritonei develops at a variable rate, but may grow at a slower rate (indolent) than other malignancies within the abdomen.

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