Florida Mesothelioma Doctors, Cancer Centers and Treatment
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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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.
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute is a leading mesothelioma cancer center where some of the best doctors in the country provide quality cancer treatment for patients.
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center is a leading cancer clinic where some of the best mesothelioma doctors in the country provide quality cancer treatment for patients.
The Rod Taylor Thoracic Care Center at UF Health Cancer Center in Orlando specializes in multimodality treatment for diseases of the lung including mesothelioma cancer.
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.
Mayo Clinic Head and Neck Cancer Center
Jacksonville, FL 32224
Dr. Yanyan Lou is a medical oncologist at Mayo Clinic, practicing in Jacksonville, Florida. Dr. Lou treats lung cancer and malignant mesothelioma.
Dr. Alberto Chiappori currently practices thoracic oncology at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, where he treats mesothelioma and lung cancer.
Dr. Lary A. Robinson is a thoracic surgeon at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida and he evaluates and treats mesothelioma.
Dr. Tawee Tanvetyanon is a medical oncologist involved in mesothelioma treatment at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, Florida.
Dr. Eric Toloza is a thoracic oncologist that treats patients with mesothelioma and other lung cancers at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, FL.
Dr. Villamizar Ortiz
Dr. Nestor R. Villamizar is a thoracic surgeon involved in mesothelioma treatment at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center in Miami, Florida.
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.
Mesothelioma Clinical Trials in Florida
The following clinical trials are in progress or actively recruiting participants in the state of Florida:
Conditions: Mesothelioma, Malignant Last Updated: July 10, 2019 Status: Recruiting Locations: Tampa, FL. Baltimore, MD. Detroit, MI. Minneapolis, MN.
Conditions: Acinar Cell Carcinoma; Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma; Adrenal Cortex Carcinoma; Adrenal Gland Pheochromocytoma; Anal Canal Neuroendocrine Carcinoma; Anal Canal Undifferentiated Carcinoma; Angiosarcoma; Apocrine Neoplasm; Appendix Mucinous Adenocarcinoma; Bartholin Gland Transitional Cell Carcinoma; Basal Cell Carcinoma; Bladder Adenocarcinoma; Cervical Adenocarcinoma; Cervical Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma; Cholangiocarcinoma; Chordoma; Colorectal Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Desmoid-Type Fibromatosis; Endometrial Transitional Cell Carcinoma; Endometrioid Adenocarcinoma; Esophageal Neuroendocrine Carcinoma; Esophageal Undifferentiated Carcinoma; Extrahepatic Bile Duct Carcinoma; Extramammary Paget Disease; Fallopian Tube Adenocarcinoma; Fallopian Tube Transitional Cell Carcinoma; Fibromyxoid Tumor; Gallbladder Carcinoma; Gastric Neuroendocrine Carcinoma; Gastric Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Gastric Undifferentiated Carcinoma; Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor; Gestational Trophoblastic Tumor; Giant Cell Carcinoma; Intestinal Neuroendocrine Carcinoma; Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma; Lung Carcinoid Tumor; Lung Sarcomatoid Carcinoma; Major Salivary Gland Carcinoma; Malignant Odontogenic Neoplasm; Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor; Malignant Testicular Sex Cord-Stromal Tumor; Metaplastic Breast Carcinoma; Metastatic Malignant Neoplasm of Unknown Primary; Minimally Invasive Lung Adenocarcinoma; Mixed Mesodermal (Mullerian) Tumor; Mucinous Adenocarcinoma; Mucinous Cystadenocarcinoma; Nasal Cavity Adenocarcinoma; Nasal Cavity Carcinoma; Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma; Nasopharyngeal Papillary Adenocarcinoma; Nasopharyngeal Undifferentiated Carcinoma; Oral Cavity Carcinoma; Oropharyngeal Undifferentiated Carcinoma; Ovarian Adenocarcinoma; Ovarian Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma; Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor; Ovarian Mucinous Adenocarcinoma; Ovarian Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Ovarian Transitional Cell Carcinoma; Pancreatic Acinar Cell Carcinoma; Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Carcinoma; Paraganglioma; Paranasal Sinus Adenocarcinoma; Paranasal Sinus Carcinoma; Parathyroid Gland Carcinoma; PEComa; Peritoneal Mesothelioma; Pituitary Gland Carcinoma; Placental Choriocarcinoma; Primary Peritoneal High Grade Serous Adenocarcinoma; Pseudomyxoma Peritonei; Rare Disorder; Scrotal Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Seminal Vesicle Adenocarcinoma; Seminoma; Serous Cystadenocarcinoma; Small Intestinal Adenocarcinoma; Small Intestinal Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Solid Neoplasm; Spindle Cell Neoplasm; Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Penis; Teratoma With Somatic-Type Malignancy; Testicular Non-Seminomatous Germ Cell Tumor; Thyroid Gland Carcinoma; Tracheal Carcinoma; Transitional Cell Carcinoma; Ureter Adenocarcinoma; Ureter Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Urethral Adenocarcinoma; Urethral Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Vaginal Adenocarcinoma; Vaginal Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Not Otherwise Specified; Vulvar Carcinoma Last Updated: July 8, 2019 Status: Recruiting Locations: Altamonte Springs, FL. Aventura, FL. Fort Lauderdale, FL. Gainesville, FL. Hollywood, FL. Kissimmee, FL. Miami Beach, FL. Orlando, FL. Pembroke Pines, FL. Tampa, FL.
Atezolizumab, Pemetrexed Disodium, Cisplatin, and Surgery With or Without Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With Stage I-III Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma
Conditions: Biphasic Mesothelioma; Epithelioid Mesothelioma; Stage I Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma AJCC v7; Stage IA Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma AJCC v7; Stage IB Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma AJCC v7; Stage II Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma AJCC v7; Stage III Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma AJCC v7 Last Updated: July 4, 2019 Status: Recruiting Locations: Jacksonville, FL. Phoenix, AZ. Scottsdale, AZ. Hot Springs, AR. Arroyo Grande, CA. Duarte, CA. Sacramento, CA. Colorado Springs, CO. Denver, CO. Durango, CO.
Randomized, Double-blind Study Comparing Tremelimumab to Placebo in Subjects With Unresectable Malignant Mesothelioma
Conditions: Unresectable Pleural or Peritoneal Malignant Mesothelioma Last Updated: July 2, 2019 Status: Active, not recruiting Locations: Tampa, FL. Scottsdale, AZ. La Jolla, CA. Los Angeles, CA. San Francisco, CA. Santa Monica, CA. New Haven, CT. Newark, DE. Augusta, GA. Chicago, IL.
Study of Nivolumab Combined With Ipilimumab Versus Pemetrexed and Cisplatin or Carboplatin as First Line Therapy in Unresectable Pleural Mesothelioma Patients
Conditions: Mesothelioma Last Updated: July 1, 2019 Status: Active, not recruiting Locations: Tampa, FL. San Francisco, CA. New Haven, CT. Chicago, IL. Baltimore, MD. Detroit, MI. Grand Rapids, MI. Rochester, MN. New York, NY. Cleveland, OH.
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
Community Palliative Consultants
Florida Counseling Centers
- Live for Today Foundation
American Cancer Society Winn-Dixie Hope Lodge
- Joe's House
Florida Medical Transportation
- Florida Medical Transportation
WeCare Medical Transportation
Medical Transport Services
- WeCare Medical Transportation
Flagler Institute for Rehabilitation
(West Palm Beach)
Moffitt Cancer Center
Florida Hospital Cancer Institute
- Flagler Institute for Rehabilitation