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California Mesothelioma Doctors, Cancer Centers and Treatment

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

We have listed top mesothelioma doctors that practice in California 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 to you in California here.

California Mesothelioma Statistics
  • 4,295

    Mesothelioma Deaths, 1999 - 2015

  • 558

    Asbestosis Deaths, 1999 - 2015

  • 4,853

    Total Deaths, 1999 - 2015

Find a Mesothelioma Cancer Center in California

The following mesothelioma cancer centers are located in the state of California. These cancer centers are equipped to deliver quality mesothelioma treatment. Click on a specific cancer center link to get more in depth information.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is a leading cancer clinic in Los Angeles, California where some of the best mesothelioma doctors in the country provide quality cancer treatment for patients.

City of Hope

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center located in Duarte, California is a NCI designated cancer center specializing in mesothelioma treatment.

Salk Institute

Salk Institute

La Jolla, CA

Salk Institute is a top cancer research institute actively working on better understanding cancers like mesothelioma and developing new diagnostic methods and treatments.

Sanford Burnham Prebys

Sanford Burnham Prebys

La Jolla, CA

The Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute is a leading mesothelioma cancer center where some of the best doctors in the country provide quality cancer treatment for patients.

St. Joseph Hospital of Orange

St. Joseph Hospital of Orange

Orange, CA

St. Joseph Hospital’s Center for Cancer Prevention and Treatment is a first of its kind cancer care facility in Orange county that offers its patients a nationally-recognized thoracic oncology program that specializes in a comprehensive approach to treating lung cancer and other complicated thoracic conditions, such as mesothelioma.

Stanford Cancer Institute

Stanford Cancer Institute

Stanford, CA

The Stanford Cancer Institute located in Stanford, California is affiliated with the Stanford School of Medicine and specializes in treating various types of lung cancer including mesothelioma.

University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center

University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA

The Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center located at the University of California Los Angeles Medical Center in Los Angeles, California specializes in mesothelioma cancer treatment.

University of California San Diego (UCSD) Health

University of California San Diego (UCSD) Health

La Jolla, CA

The University of California San Diego Moores Cancer Center in La Jolla, CA specializes in treating lung cancer and mesothelioma.

University of California San Francisco at Mount Zion

University of California San Francisco at Mount Zion

San Francisco, CA

The Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion in San Francisco, California specializes in treating mesothelioma through the thoracic oncology program.

University of California, Irvine

University of California, Irvine

Orange, CA

The University of California Irvine Medical Center in Orange, California is a leading treatment facility for mesothelioma and other asbestos diseases.

University of Southern California (USC)

University of Southern California (USC)

Los Angeles, CA

USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center ranks among the best cancer centers in the country with top mesothelioma doctors who provide state of the art cancer treatment for patients.

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Top California Mesothelioma Doctors

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located in California. Please click on a doctor link to obtain more information about their background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and contact information.

Michael Yuechia Chang, MD

Dr. Chang
Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Michael Yuechia Chang

Thoracic Surgeon

Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA 90027
833.574.2273

Dr. Michael Y. Chang is a thoracic surgeon at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center located in California with clinical and research interests in mesothelioma cancer.

W. Charles Conway II, MD

Dr. Conway
Santa Barbara, CA

Dr. W. Charles Conway, II

Surgical Oncologist

Ridley-Tree Cancer Center

Santa Barbara, CA 93105
805.898.3140

Dr. W. Charles Conway, II is a surgical oncologist at the Ridley-Tree Cancer Center in Santa Barbara, California. Dr. Conway has clinical expertise in treating patients with peritoneal malignant mesothelioma.

Mark R. Cullen, MD

Dr. Cullen
Stanford, CA

Dr. Mark R. Cullen

Director, Center for Population Health Sciences

Stanford School of Medicine

Stanford, CA 94306
650.721.6209

Dr. Mark R. Cullen is the Director of Stanford Center for Population Health Sciences at Stanford School of Medicine in Stanford, California and is one of the country's leading experts on the study and prevention of disease and injury, including mesothelioma.

Mark W. Lischner, MD

Dr. Lischner
Roseville, CA

Dr. Mark W. Lischner

Pulmonary Specialist

Pulmonary Medicine Associates

Roseville, CA 95661
916.679.3590

Dr. Mark Lischner works as a physician with the Sutter Physician Alliance in Roseville, California specializing in pulmonary diseases like mesothelioma.

Ravi Salgia, MD, PhD

Dr. Salgia
Duarte, CA

Dr. Ravi Salgia

Medical Oncologist & Associate Director for Clinical Sciences

City of Hope

Comprehensive Cancer Center
Duarte, CA 91010
626.256.4673

Dr. Ravi Salgia is a medical oncologist at City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center who is an expert in the field of lung cancer.

Robert B. Cameron, MD

Dr. Cameron
Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Robert B. Cameron

Thoracic Surgeon & Director, Comprehensive Mesothelioma Program

University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center

Thoracic Surgery
Los Angeles, CA 90024
310.470.8980

Dr. Robert Brian Cameron currently serves as Director of Thoracic Oncology at University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine, Department of Surgery specializing in mesothelioma treatment.

Joel M. Baumgartner, MD

Dr. Baumgartner
La Jolla, CA

Dr. Joel M. Baumgartner

Surgical Oncologist

University of California San Diego (UCSD) Health

Moores Cancer Center
La Jolla, CA 92093
800.926.8273

Dr. Joel M. Baumgartner is a surgical oncologist who specializes in cancers of the gastrointestinal tract, including peritoneal mesothelioma.

David M. Jablons, MD

Dr. Jablons
San Francisco, CA

Dr. David M. Jablons

Chief, General Thoracic Surgery & Director, Thoracic Oncology Laboratory

University of California San Francisco Thoracic Surgery & Oncology Clinic

Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
San Francisco, CA 94143
415.885.3882

Dr. David Jablons is chief of thoracic surgery at UCSF Medical Center where he specializes in treating malignant pleural mesothelioma for victims of asbestos exposure.

Thierry Marie Jahan, MD

Dr. Jahan
San Francisco, CA

Dr. Thierry Marie Jahan

Medical Oncologist

University of California San Francisco Thoracic Surgery & Oncology Clinic

Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
San Francisco, CA 94143
415.885.3882

Dr. Thierry Marie Jahan is the Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco and is dedicated to the treatment of mesothelioma.

Need help Contacting a Doctor?

It is not uncommon for patients to travel outside of their current states to meet with top oncologists and thoracic surgeons across the country. These mesothelioma experts usually have a particular focus within their practice.

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James Pingpank, MD

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Raphael Bueno, MD

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Mesothelioma Clinical Trials in California

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

Locate Cancer Support Services in California

Cancer support services for mesothelioma patients include patient transport, temporary housing, physical therapy and counseling. The following local services may be of help to you while you are receiving treatment for mesothelioma in California.

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