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Mesothelioma patients who live in Alabama have access to quality mesothelioma treatment options in state. Conventional mesothelioma treatments available in Alabama include surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Beyond these conventional treatments, clinical trials may currently be recruiting pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma patients in Alabama. Learn more about health care options available to you in Alabama here.


01. Statistics

Alabama Mesothelioma Statistics

  • 524 mesothelioma deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 247 asbestosis deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 771 total deaths (1999 – 2015)
02. Cancer Centers

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers in Alabama

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located in Alabama. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered and how to contact the cancer center.

Alabama Mesothelioma Cancer Clinics

The Kirklin Clinic of University of Alabama (UAB) Hospital

The Kirklin Clinic of University of Alabama (UAB) Hospital

Birmingham, AL 35233
03. Doctors

Doctors who Treat Mesothelioma in Alabama

We have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that practice in the state of Alabama. Please click on a doctor link to obtain more information about his/her background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Alabama Mesothelioma Doctors

Photo of Francisco Robert-Vizcarrondo, M.D.

Francisco Robert-Vizcarrondo, M.D.

Medical Oncologist/Hematologist
Birmingham, AL
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Photo of Benjamin Wei, M.D.

Benjamin Wei, M.D.

Thoracic Surgeon
Birmingham, AL
Bio

Occasionally, mesothelioma patients will travel to other states to meet with top mesothelioma doctors and thoracic surgeons across the country. These experts will usually concentrate on a particular mesothelioma type within their practice.

04. Clinical Trials

Mesothelioma Clinical Trials in Alabama

The following clinical trials are in progress or actively recruiting participants in the state of Alabama:

Nivolumab and Ipilimumab in Treating Patients With Rare Tumors


Conditions: Carcinoma, Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Squamous Cell, Adenocarcinoma, Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal, Mesothelioma, Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma, Cholangiocarcinoma, Carcinoma, Basal Cell, Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors, Carcinoid Tumor, Carcinoma, Transitional Cell, Carcinoma, Adenoid Cystic, Teratoma, Adenocarcinoma of Lung, Carcinoma, Neuroendocrine, Pheochromocytoma, Seminoma, Choriocarcinoma, Cystadenocarcinoma, Serous, Cystadenocarcinoma, Carcinoma, Endometrioid, Paraganglioma, Chordoma, Hemangiosarcoma, Fibromatosis, Aggressive, Adenocarcinoma, Clear Cell, Adenocarcinoma, Mucinous, Trophoblastic Neoplasms, Gestational Trophoblastic Disease, Nerve Sheath Neoplasms, Neurofibrosarcoma, Thyroid Neoplasms, Fibroma, Cystadenocarcinoma, Mucinous, Pseudomyxoma Peritonei, Vulvar Neoplasms, Sex Cord-Gonadal Stromal Tumors, Adrenocortical Carcinoma, Carcinoma, Islet Cell, Paget Disease, Extramammary, Adenocarcinoma, Papillary, Carcinoma, Acinar Cell, Adenocarcinoma, Bronchiolo-Alveolar, Mixed Tumor, Mullerian, Neoplasms, Unknown Primary, Carcinoma, Giant Cell

Last Updated: April 3, 2021

Status: Recruiting

Locations:

Pembrolizumab With or Without Anetumab Ravtansine in Treating Patients With Mesothelin-Positive Pleural Mesothelioma


Conditions: Mesothelioma

Last Updated: April 3, 2021

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Birmingham, AL. Phoenix, AZ. Scottsdale, AZ. Duarte, CA. La Jolla, CA. Los Angeles, CA. Los Angeles, CA. Newport Beach, CA. Aurora, CO. Jacksonville, FL. Miami, FL. Chicago, IL. Chicago, IL. Lexington, KY. Baltimore, MD. Baltimore, MD. Boston, MA. Boston, MA. Rochester, MN. Creve Coeur, MO. Saint Louis, MO. Saint Louis, MO. Saint Peters, MO. Durham, NC. Pittsburgh, PA. Dallas, TX. Salt Lake City, UT.

A Study of SGN-CD228A in Advanced Solid Tumors


Conditions: Mesothelioma

Last Updated: December 7, 2020

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Birmingham, AL. Santa Monica, CA. Chicago, IL. Cleveland, OH. Pittsburgh, PA. Sioux Falls, SD. Houston, TX. San Antonio, TX.

05. Support Services

Locate Cancer Support Services in Alabama

While receiving treatment, mesothelioma patients may find a need for temporary lodging, patient transport, physical therapy or counseling. We have compiled a list of these cancer support services in Alabama for your convenience.

Alabama Treatment Support Services

  • Counseling & Support Groups

    • Psychology Today
      (Nationwide)
    • Mental Health Center Of North Central Alabama
      (Decatur)
      256-355-5904
  • Long-Term Housing

    • Joe Lee Griffin Hope Lodge
      (Birmingham)
      205-558-7860
    • Red Mountain Grace
      (Birmingham)
      866-656-9064
    • Joe’s House
      (Statewide)
      877-563-7468
  • Patient Transport

    • AmeriTrans
      (Nationwide)
      866-872-6453
    • Caliber Care and Transport
      (Birmingham)
      205-206-6984
    • Huntsville Emergency Medical Services Inc
      (Bessemer)
      257-874-8888
    • Medical Transport Of Alabama
      (Bessemer)
      888-599-2050
    • Critical Care Transport Services
      (Birmingham)
      345-222-3452
  • Physical Therapy

    • Drayer Physical Therapy Institute
      (Birmingham)
      205-747-2710
    • Bench Mark Physical Therapy
      (Helena)
      205-621-8822
    • Nesin Physical Therapy
      (Huntsville)
      256-425-0300
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