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Arizona Mesothelioma Doctors, Cancer Centers and Treatment


People diagnosed with mesothelioma who live in Arizona have access to a number of quality health care options. Conventional mesothelioma treatments available in Arizona include surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Beyond these conventional treatments, clinical trials may currently be recruiting pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma patients.

We have listed top mesothelioma doctors that practice in Arizona as well as the top cancer care centers in the state. A number of local cancer support services has been included as well for your convenience. Read more about health care options available in Arizona below.

Arizona Mesothelioma Statistics
  • 798

    Mesothelioma Deaths, 1999 - 2015

  • 144

    Asbestosis Deaths, 1999 - 2015

  • 942

    Total Deaths, 1999 - 2015

Top Arizona Mesothelioma Cancer Centers

We have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers in Arizona. Please click on a cancer center link for more information about the clinical programs offered, affiliated mesothelioma doctors and how to contact the cancer center.

Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center

Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center

Phoenix, AZ

Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center is a top cancer center where leading mesothelioma doctors use the latest mesothelioma treatment protocols to help their cancer patients.

CTCA Western Regional Medical Center

CTCA Western Regional Medical Center

Goodyear, AZ

CTCA Western Regional Medical Center, located near Phoenix in Goodyear, Arizona is a cancer treatment facility offering state of the art integrative care for mesothelioma patients and those diagnosed with other types of cancer.

University of Arizona Cancer Center

University of Arizona Cancer Center

Tucson, AZ

The University of Arizona Cancer Center, located in Tucson, Arizona, is home to a Thoracic Oncology Clinic specializing in the treatment of mesothelioma cancer.

Find a Mesothelioma Doctor in Arizona

The following mesothelioma doctors are located and practice in the state of Arizona. Click on a specific doctor link to obtain more information about their background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Helen J. Ross, M.D.

Dr. Ross
Scottsdale, AZ

Dr. Helen J. Ross

Medical Oncologist

Mayo Clinic in Arizona

Scottsdale, AZ 85259
(800) 446-2279

Dr. Helen J. Ross is a medical oncologist involved in mesothelioma treatment at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Nabil Wasif, M.D.

Dr. Wasif
Phoenix, AZ

Dr. Nabil Wasif

Surgical Oncologist

Mayo Clinic Hospital

Phoenix, AZ 85054
(480) 515-6296

Dr. Nabil Wasif is a surgical oncologist who specializes in HIPEC surgery for mesothelioma patients at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona.

Linda L. Garland, M.D.

Dr. Garland
Tucson, AZ

Dr. Linda L. Garland

Director, Clinical Lung Cancer Program

University of Arizona Cancer Center

North Campus
Tucson, AZ 85719
(520) 626-3434

Dr. Linda Garland is Director of the Clinical Lung Cancer Program at the University of Arizona Cancer Center in Tucson specializing in using experimental therapeutics for treating mesothelioma.

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.

Top Peritoneal Mesothelioma Doctors in the Country
Claire Verschraegen, M.D.

Claire Verschraegen, M.D.

Medical Oncologist Map Marker Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
Brian W. Loggie, M.D.

Brian W. Loggie, M.D.

Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology Map Marker CHI Health Clinic

Locate Cancer Support Services in Arizona

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 Arizona for your convenience.

Arizona Treatment Support Services

Help With Mesothelioma Treatment Costs

Treating mesothelioma can be a very expensive proposition. The many different treatment related costs can add up quickly. Additionally, many people may need to take time off from work to deal with their cancer diagnosis.

The table below provides cost estimates for a number of common procedures used in diagnosing and treating mesothelioma.

Common Costs Associated with Treating Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma Diagnosis & Treatment Costs Approximate Cost Range
Diagnostic Imaging (CT, PET, MRI) $800 – $1,600 per scan
Needle Biopsy $500 – $700
Thoracoscopy or Pleuroscopy (lungs) or Laparoscopy (abdomen) $3,600 – $5,000
Thoracotomy (lungs) or Laparotomy (abdomen) $7,800 – $7,900
Surgery – Lobectomy/Pneumonectomy (removal of part or all of a lung) $13,000 – $17,000
Radiation $7,000 – $12,000
Chemotherapy – Pemetrexed (Alimta®) $37,000 – $50,000
Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) $700 – $1,000

NOTE: The table above does not take insurance payments or reimbursements into account. These cost estimates are estimated using data from the FAIR Health Consumer Cost Lookup tool, Healthcare Bluebook, and other sources.

Filing an Asbestos Exposure Claim

Don’t lose your right to file a claim. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in Arizona, you may be entitled to compensation. You must file your claim within the appropriate statute of limitations for the state of Arizona.

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Author: Linda Molinari

Editor in Chief, Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

Linda Molinari

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Lawyer for Mesothelioma Victims and Their Families

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