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IMPORTANT NOTE: Information on this website is not intended as a substitute for licensed, professional medical advice. Each case is unique. Patients should seek the counsel of their own licensed, healthcare professional(s).

Terms of Use

These Terms of Use set out rules for visitors to this Website (‘Users’). The site is owned by PSOGI.

PSOGI reserves the right to amend these terms at any time. Users are therefore invited to revisit these Terms of Use each time they visit the Website. The use of this Website implies acceptance of these Terms and Conditions in their entirety. If Users do not agree to follow and be bound to these Terms and Conditions they may not access, use or download materials from this site.


Please note that this Website contains only general information about peritoneal cancer and HIPEC. This information is provided ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ and changes rapidly; therefore, it is provided for educational and information purposes only. This Website can never replace the need for patients to consult their health care service providers for diagnosis and treatment.


This Website offers information for general educational and information purposes only. Depending on where Users are located, you may view information that relates to products or treatments that are not available or authorized in your home country.


We adopt all precautions we reasonably believe to be necessary to provide, on this Website, correct and up to date – at the time of publication – information. All content in this Website is therefore provided on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis. No warranties are provided by PSOGI in this regard. This website expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, either express or implied, statutory or otherwise, including the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for purpose or non-infringement.

While every effort is made to ensure the quality of the information provided in this Website, PSOGI provides no guarantees or warranties as to the reliability, accuracy, quality, timeliness or completeness of information on this Website, nor that the use of this Website shall be uninterrupted or available or error-free. Users are further responsible for any and all precautions necessary for ensuring that any content obtained from this Website is free of viruses or similar computer code.

Some territories do not permit limitations or exclusions on implied warranties. As a result one or more of the above limitations may not apply to you. Users agree that PSOGI – even if advised of the risk thereof – shall not be liable for any damage resulting from the use – or failure to use – this Website, including in relation to any and all warranties, contracts, torts, strict liability or other legal theory.


The rights of PSOGI relating to this Website and its contents (including, data, information, descriptions, communications, announcements, images of any kind, video, graphics, music or sound effects, designs and so on) are protected by intellectual property laws. Marks and trademarks appearing on this Website are the property of PSOGI and are protected by laws.

Prior permission from PSOGI is required for the use or reproduction of such intellectual property rights.

Users are advised that information on this Website may be transferred solely for personal use and not for commercial purposes of any kind. Unless otherwise indicated in the Website, Users are permitted to make photocopies and printed copies and to email or download portions of this Website for personal use on the condition that every such copy contains an indication of the property rights in the copy held by PSOGI, and the exclusions of liability and guarantees and warranties appearing in these Terms of Use. Outside of the circumstances detailed above, Users may further not display or use the logos or marks of PSOGI in any manner without prior written permission.  Any other use of this Website, or any part thereof, is prohibited.


Through the present Terms of Use, Users receive a non-exclusive, limited and revocable license to link to this Website. PSOGI reserves the right to revoke such license at any time and at its sole discretion. If revocation occurs, Users must remove and – where applicable – disable any and all links to this site.

PSOGI disclaims any and all liability for the contents or presentation of any site through which the present Website is accessed through hyperlinks or equivalent. Similarly,PSOGI disclaims all liability for sites accessed through hyperlinks contained in this Website. Any Users that wish to insert a hyperlink in their own site to achieve access to this Website must first obtain the prior permission by contacting

PSOGI does not authorize users to use links through the use of so-called ‘Framing’. The use of this Website – or any portion thereof or link thereto – is prohibited in relation with any site that may reasonably be considered as obscene, vulgar, defamatory, unlawful in any manner, harassing or offensive. These sites may contain information concerning products that are not available or authorized in your territory. Your use of sites not controlled by PSOGI is further subject to the Terms of Use or equivalent of those sites and any liability in this regard, including in relation to any privacy policies of such sites.


PSOGI values your opinion about this site, its contents and design and how we may improve the information we provide to you. Users are reminded, however, that should they decide voluntarily to submit any information through this Website, such information will be considered as non-personal, non-confidential and non-proprietary.

This Website may also allow Users to access online sources of information, fora, user-chat-services or the like. PSOGI expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for their content. PSOGI reserves the right at any time and at its sole discretion to delete, move or edit – in whole or in part – any information submitted by Users through this Website.

Users agree: not to submit – in any manner whatsoever – any information that infringes on applicable laws, that is obscene, offensive or otherwise inappropriate or that contains viruses or similar computer codes; and understand that any submitted information will be treated as non-confidential; that submission constitutes a grant to PSOGI of the irrevocable right to use, copy, modify, publish, perform, transmit or display such information via any media in accordance with the PSOGI privacy statement. Users waive any moral rights to such information.


In the event that any portion of these Terms of Use is declared inapplicable by a competent authority, the rest of the provisions shall remain applicable and in force to the full extent permitted by law. Users’ obligations under these Terms and

Conditions, including in relation to sections NO GUARANTEE OF ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS AND NO WARRANTIES, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS and USER SUBMISSIONS, will survive the termination of these Terms and Conditions. If Users harm – in any manner whatsoever – third parties through their use of this Website, Users agree to hold harmless and indemnify PSOGI against any and all liability for such harm.


FARGO, a non-profit organization supported the start of this website with a grant in 2016. FARGO was not involved in the development or design of the website and does not have any influence on its content.


Signed informed consent was obtained from all patients appearing on radiological images or pictures / movies taken prior to or during surgery.