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If you live in the state of Florida and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you have access to a number of treatment options. Conventional mesothelioma treatments available in Florida include surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Beyond these conventional treatments, clinical trials may currently be recruiting pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma patients in Florida.

We have listed top mesothelioma oncologists and surgeons that practice in Florida as well as the top cancer care centers in the state. Additionally we have located a number of local cancer treatment support services for your convenience. Read more about health care options available to you in Florida here.

01. Statistics

Florida Mesothelioma Statistics

  • 2,801 mesothelioma deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 601 asbestosis deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 3,402 total deaths (1999 – 2015)
02. Cancer Centers

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers in Florida

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

Florida Mesothelioma Cancer Clinics

Moffitt Cancer Center

Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL 33612
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Miami, FL 33136
UF Health Cancer Center

UF Health Cancer Center

Orlando, FL 32806
03. Doctors

Top Florida Mesothelioma Doctors

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

Florida Mesothelioma Doctors

Photo of Alberto A. Chiappori, M.D.

Alberto A. Chiappori, M.D.

Medical Oncologist
Tampa, FL
Photo of Yanyan Lou, M.D.

Yanyan Lou, M.D.

Medical Oncologist
Jacksonville, FL
Photo of Lary A. Robinson, M.D.

Lary A. Robinson, M.D.

Thoracic Surgeon
Tampa, FL
Photo of Tawee Tanvetyanon, M.D.

Tawee Tanvetyanon, M.D.

Medical Oncologist
Tampa, FL
Photo of Eric Toloza, M.D.

Eric Toloza, M.D.

Thoracic Surgeon
Tampa, FL
Photo of Nestor R. Villamizar Ortiz, M.D.

Nestor R. Villamizar Ortiz, M.D.

Cardiothoracic Surgeon/Thoracic Surgeon
Miami, FL

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.

04. Clinical Trials

Mesothelioma Clinical Trials in Florida

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

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, Cystadenocarcinoma, Serous, Carcinoma, Endometrioid, Paraganglioma, Chordoma, Hemangiosarcoma, Fibromatosis, Aggressive, Adenocarcinoma, Mucinous, Trophoblastic Neoplasms, Adenocarcinoma, Clear Cell, 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: November 21, 2020

Status: Recruiting

Locations:

Integrated Cancer Repository for Cancer Research


Conditions: Neoplasms, Multiple Myeloma, Pancreatic Neoplasms, Esophageal Neoplasms, Endometrial Neoplasms, Thyroid Neoplasms, Mesothelioma, Neuroendocrine Tumors, Salivary Gland Neoplasms, Anus Neoplasms, Gallbladder Neoplasms, Bile Duct Neoplasms, Oropharyngeal Neoplasms, Nasopharyngeal Neoplasms, Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma, Vaginal Neoplasms, Urethral Neoplasms, Laryngeal Neoplasms, Mouth Neoplasms, Adenomatous Polyposis Coli, Colorectal Neoplasms, Hereditary Nonpolyposis, Testicular Neoplasms, Intestinal Neoplasms, Hypopharyngeal Neoplasms, Penile Neoplasms, Ureteral Neoplasms, Neoplasms, Plasma Cell, Peritoneal Neoplasms, Paranasal Sinus Neoplasms, Duodenal Neoplasms, Neoplasms, Unknown Primary, Lip Neoplasms, Thymus Neoplasms, Paraproteinemias

Last Updated: November 10, 2020

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Colorado Springs, CO. Denver, CO. Durango, CO. Lakewood, CO. Littleton, CO. Longmont, CO. Louisville, CO. Parker, CO. Pueblo, CO. Westminster, CO. Daytona Beach, FL. DeLand, FL. Orange City, FL. Palm Coast, FL. Aurora, IL. Moline, IL. Yorkville, IL. Fort Wayne, IN. Indianapolis, IN. Indianapolis, IN. Indianapolis, IN. Kokomo, IN. Council Bluffs, IA. Davenport, IA. Spencer, IA. Waterloo, IA. Overland Park, KS. New Orleans, LA. Portland, ME. Randallstown, MD. Westminster, MD. Holyoke, MA. Ann Arbor, MI. Aitkin, MN. Brainerd, MN. Duluth, MN. Duluth, MN. Fergus Falls, MN. Marshall, MN. Joplin, MO. Kansas City, MO. Kansas City, MO. Kansas City, MO. Liberty, MO. Saint Joseph, MO. Kalispell, MT. Missoula, MT. Hastings, NE. Norfolk, NE. North Platte, NE. O'Neill, NE. Omaha, NE. Omaha, NE. Omaha, NE. Scottsbluff, NE. Glens Falls, NY. Utica, NY. Fayetteville, NC. Fargo, ND. Minot, ND. Pittsburgh, PA. Aberdeen, SD. Mitchell, SD. Sioux Falls, SD. Sioux Falls, SD. Yankton, SD. Yankton, SD. Yankton, SD. Rutland, VT. Fredericksburg, VA. Appleton, WI. Brookfield, WI. Franklin, WI. Mequon, WI. Milwaukee, WI. Oshkosh, WI. Racine, WI. Wauwatosa, WI.

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


Conditions: Mesothelioma

Last Updated: November 7, 2020

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Phoenix, AZ. Scottsdale, AZ. Duarte, CA. La Jolla, CA. Los Angeles, CA. Los Angeles, CA. Newport Beach, CA. Aurora, CO. Jacksonville, 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.

Study of Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) in Participants With Advanced Solid Tumors (MK-3475-158/KEYNOTE-158)


Conditions: Carcinoma, Neoplasms, Small Cell Lung Carcinoma, Endometrial Neoplasms, Thyroid Neoplasms, Mesothelioma, Neuroendocrine Tumors, Cholangiocarcinoma, Salivary Gland Neoplasms, Colorectal Neoplasms, Carcinoid Tumor, Anus Neoplasms, Bile Duct Neoplasms, Vulvar Neoplasms, Thyroid Diseases

Last Updated: November 5, 2020

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Duarte, CA. Los Angeles, CA. Aurora, CO. Orlando, FL. Baltimore, MD. Rockville, MD. Boston, MA. Boston, MA. Boston, MA. New Brunswick, NJ. Houston, TX.

A Trial of Niraparib in BAP1 and Other DNA Damage Response (DDR) Deficient Neoplasms (UF-STO-ETI-001)


Conditions: Neoplasms, Melanoma, Carcinoma, Renal Cell, Mesothelioma, Cholangiocarcinoma

Last Updated: October 7, 2020

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Gainesville, FL. Miami, FL. Orlando, FL.

05. Support Services

Florida Cancer Support Services

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 Florida for your convenience.

Florida Treatment Support Services

  • Counseling & Support Groups

    • Live for Today Foundation
      (Jacksonville)
      904-619-9071
    • Community Palliative Consultants
      (Jacksonville)
      904-407-7700
    • Florida Counseling Centers
      (Melbourne)
      321-259-1662
  • Long-Term Housing

    • Joe’s House
      (Statewide)
      877-563-7468
    • Catholic Charities
      (Gainesville)
      352-372-0294
    • American Cancer Society Winn-Dixie Hope Lodge
      (Gainesville)
      352-338-0601
  • Patient Transport

    • Florida Medical Transportation
      (Lake Mary)
      407-260-1230
    • WeCare Medical Transportation
      (Tampa)
      813-874-1300
    • Medical Transport Services
      (St. Petersburg)
      800-687-0607
  • Physical Therapy

    • Flagler Institute for Rehabilitation
      (West Palm Beach)
      561-833-1747
    • Moffitt Cancer Center
      (Tampa)
      888-MOFFITT
    • Florida Hospital Cancer Institute
      (Orlando)
      407-303-1700
Other Resources for Mesothelioma Patients in Florida

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If you live in the state of Florida and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you have access to a number of treatment options. Conventional mesothelioma treatments available in Florida include surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Beyond these conventional treatments, clinical trials may currently be recruiting pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma patients in Florida.

We have listed top mesothelioma oncologists and surgeons that practice in Florida as well as the top cancer care centers in the state. Additionally we have located a number of local cancer treatment support services for your convenience. Read more about health care options available to you in Florida here.

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