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Georgia Mesothelioma Doctors, Cancer Centers and Treatment

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Mesothelioma patients who live in Georgia have access to quality mesothelioma treatment options in state. Conventional mesothelioma treatments available in Georgia include surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Beyond these conventional treatments, clinical trials may currently be recruiting pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma patients in Georgia.

We provide a list of top mesothelioma doctors that practice in Georgia as well as the top cancer care centers in the state. A list of local cancer support services has been included as well for your convenience. Learn more about health care options available to you in Georgia here.

Georgia Mesothelioma Statistics
  • 651

    Mesothelioma Deaths, 1999 - 2015

  • 132

    Asbestosis Deaths, 1999 - 2015

  • 783

    Total Deaths, 1999 - 2015

Find a Mesothelioma Cancer Center in Georgia

We have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers in Georgia. 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.

Georgia Cancer Specialists

Georgia Cancer Specialists

Atlanta, GA

Georgia Cancer Specialists is a leading cancer clinic where some of the best mesothelioma doctors in the country provide quality cancer treatment for patients.

Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University

Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University

Atlanta, GA

Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University ranks among the best cancer centers in the country with top mesothelioma doctors who provide state of the art cancer treatment for patients.

Doctors who Treat Mesothelioma in Georgia

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

Seth D. Force, M.D.

Dr. Force
Atlanta, GA

Dr. Seth D. Force

Thoracic Surgeon

Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University

Emory Clinic
Atlanta, GA 30322
(404) 778-3629

Dr. Seth D. Force is a thoracic surgeon involved in mesothelioma treatment at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University located in Atlanta, Georgia.

Daniel L. Miller, M.D.

Dr. Miller
Atlanta, GA

Dr. Daniel L. Miller

Surgical Director, Thoracic Oncology Program

Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University

Atlanta, GA 30322
(404) 778-3755

Dr. Daniel Miller is a Professor of Thoracic Surgery in the division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Emory University School of Medicine with clinical interests in mesothelioma and thoracic surgery.

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
Brian W. Loggie, M.D.

Brian W. Loggie, M.D.

Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology Map Marker Creighton University Medical Center
Claire Verschraegen, M.D.

Claire Verschraegen, M.D.

Professor of Medicine, Director, Hematology/Oncology Division Map Marker Vermont Regional Cancer Center

Locate Cancer Support Services in Georgia

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 Georgia.

Georgia Treatment Support Services

  • Counseling & Support Groups

    • Dekalb Medical Cancer Center
      (Decatur)
      404-501-5701
    • Winship Cancer Institute - Emory University
      (Atlanta)
      404-778-1900
    • Georgia Cancer Center
      (Augusta)
      706-721-4109
  • Long-Term Housing

    • American Cancer Society Atlanta Hope Lodge
      (Decatur)
      404-778-1900
    • Atlanta Hospitality House
      (Atlanta)
      404-377-6333
  • Patient Transport

    • Caliber Patient Care of Atlanta
      (LaFayette)
      404-596-8450
    • Advantage Medical Transportation
      (Atlanta)
      770-274-9846
    • Caliber Patient Care of Atlanta
      (Atlanta)
      404-596-8450
    • Georgia Medical Transportation
      (Statewide)
      706-286-9610
    • Logisticare
      (Statewide)
      866-418-9812
  • Physical Therapy

    • Northside Hospital Cancer Institute
      (Atlanta)
      404-236-8030
    • Southeastern Regional Medical Center
      (Newnan)
      800-268-0786
    • Piedmont Atlanta
      (Atlanta)
      404-605-2991

Costs Associated with Treating Mesothelioma in Georgia

The costs associated with mesothelioma treatment can add up quickly. Additionally, many people may need to take time off work or stop working altogether to deal with their cancer diagnosis.

The table below provides cost estimates for some of the procedures commonly 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 Georgia, you may be entitled to compensation. You must file your claim within the appropriate statute of limitations for the state of Georgia.

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