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HomeMesothelioma in the U.S.KentuckyKentucky Mesothelioma Treatment

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

We provide a list of top mesothelioma doctors that practice in Kentucky 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 Kentucky here.

Kentucky Mesothelioma Statistics

  • 490 mesothelioma deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 68 asbestosis deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 558 total deaths (1999 – 2015)

Top Kentucky Mesothelioma Cancer Centers

Quality cancer treatment services are available at the following mesothelioma cancer centers in Kentucky. More detailed information about each cancer center is available by clicking on the appropriate a cancer center detail link.

Kentucky Mesothelioma Cancer Clinics

University of Louisville

University of Louisville

Louisville, KY 40202

Doctors who Treat Mesothelioma in Kentucky

If you need help with getting an accurate diagnosis or developing a treatment plan, the following mesothelioma doctors and oncologists in Kentucky have the expertise to assist you. More detailed information about each doctor is available by clicking on the appropriate a doctor detail link. Details about their background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, office locations and contact information is provided.

Kentucky Mesothelioma Doctors

Photo of Victor H. van Berkel, M.D.

Victor H. van Berkel, M.D.

Thoracic Surgeon
Louisville, KY
Photo of Goetz H. Kloecker, M.D.

Goetz H. Kloecker, M.D.

Medical Oncologist
Louisville, KY
Photo of Timothy W. Mullett, M.D.

Timothy W. Mullett, M.D.

Thoracic Surgeon
Lexington, KY

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 Kentucky

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

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


Conditions: Mesothelioma

Last Updated: July 22, 2019

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Phoenix, AZ. Scottsdale, AZ. Duarte, CA. La Jolla, CA. Los Angeles, CA. Aurora, CO. Jacksonville, FL. Lexington, KY. Baltimore, MD. Baltimore, MD. Boston, MA. Rochester, MN. Saint Louis, MO. Durham, NC. Pittsburgh, PA.

Cancer Support Services in Kentucky

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 Kentucky for your convenience.

Kentucky Treatment Support Services

  • Counseling & Support Groups

    • Baptist Health
      (Lexington )

      859-260-6100

    • Hardin Memorial Health
      (Elizabethtown)

      270-737-1212

    • Markey Cancer Center
      (Lexington )

      866-340-4488

    • Owensboro Health Regional Hospital
      (Owensboro)

      270-417-2000

  • Long-Term Housing

    • St. Agnes House
      (Lexington)

      859-254-1241

    • Lousville Relocation Services
      (Louisville)

      502-473-0099

    • Hospital Hospitality Hoyse
      (Louisville)

      502-625-1360

  • Patient Transport

    • Able Care Inc.
      (Louisville)

      502-267-1911

    • Fayette County Wheels
      (Lexington )

      859-233-3340

    • Owensboro Health Regional Hospital
      (Owensboro)

      270-417-2000

    • Kentucky Cancer Link
      (Lexington )

      877-597-4655

  • Physical Therapy

    • The Medical Center
      (Bowling Green)

      270-745-1000

    • Kentucky One Health
      (Louisville)

      502-587-4011

    • KORT
      (Louisville)

      800-645-5678

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