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HomeMesothelioma in the U.S.LouisianaLouisiana Mesothelioma Treatment

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

We provide a list of top mesothelioma doctors that practice in Louisiana, as well as the top cancer care centers in the state. A list of local cancer support services has been included for your convenience. Find quality health care options available in Louisiana below.

Louisiana Mesothelioma Statistics

  • 769 mesothelioma deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 204 asbestosis deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 973 total deaths (1999 – 2015)

Louisiana Mesothelioma Cancer Centers

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located in Louisiana. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered and how to contact the cancer center.

Louisiana Mesothelioma Cancer Clinics

The Gayle and Tom Benson Cancer Center

The Gayle and Tom Benson Cancer Center

New Orleans, LA 70121

Top Louisiana Mesothelioma Doctors

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

Louisiana Mesothelioma Doctors

Photo of Brian L. Pettiford, M.D.

Brian L. Pettiford, M.D.

Thoracic Surgeon
New Orleans, LA
Photo of Robert Ramirez, D.O.

Robert Ramirez, D.O.

Medical Oncologist
New Orleans, LA

Mesothelioma patients sometimes will travel long distances to meet with top mesothelioma doctors and thoracic surgeons across the country. These experts will usually focus on a particular mesothelioma type within their practice.

Mesothelioma Clinical Trials in Louisiana

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

Integrated Cancer Repository for Cancer Research


Conditions: Neoplasms, Multiple Myeloma, Pancreatic Neoplasms, Urinary Bladder Neoplasms, Esophageal Neoplasms, Liver Neoplasms, Endometrial Neoplasms, Thyroid Neoplasms, Mesothelioma, Kidney Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Renal Cell, Skin Neoplasms, Salivary Gland Neoplasms, Anus Neoplasms, Gallbladder Neoplasms, Bile Duct Neoplasms, Cholangiocarcinoma, Oropharyngeal Neoplasms, Urethral Neoplasms, Nasopharyngeal Neoplasms, Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma, Vaginal Neoplasms, Laryngeal Neoplasms, Mouth Neoplasms, Adenomatous Polyposis Coli, Testicular Neoplasms, Colorectal Neoplasms, Hereditary Nonpolyposis, Intestinal Neoplasms, Hypopharyngeal Neoplasms, Penile Neoplasms, Ureteral Neoplasms, Breast Neoplasms, Peritoneal Neoplasms, Paranasal Sinus Neoplasms, Duodenal Neoplasms, Neoplasms, Unknown Primary, Lip Neoplasms, Thymus Neoplasms

Last Updated: November 1, 2018

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Birmingham, AL. Colorado Springs, CO. Daytona Beach, FL. Daytona Beach, FL. Orange City, FL. Palm Coast, FL. Aurora, IL. Evanston, IL. Moline, IL. Yorkville, IL. Anderson, IN. Anderson, IN. Anderson, IN. Fort Wayne, IN. Indianapolis, IN. Indianapolis, IN. Indianapolis, IN. Council Bluffs, IA. Davenport, IA. Mason City, IA. Spencer, IA. Waterloo, IA. Overland Park, KS. New Orleans, LA. Lewiston, ME. Baltimore, MD. Hagerstown, MD. Westminster, MD. Holyoke, MA. Plymouth, MA. Worcester, MA. Ann Arbor, MI. Marshall, MN. Minneapolis, MN. Joplin, MO. Kansas City, MO. Kansas City, MO. Kansas City, MO. Liberty, MO. Saint Joseph, MO. Kalispell, MT. Missoula, MT. Grand Island, NE. Hastings, NE. Kearney, NE. Lincoln, NE. Norfolk, NE. North Platte, NE. Omaha, NE. Omaha, NE. Scottsbluff, NE. Albany, NY. Glens Falls, NY. New York, NY. Utica, NY. Fayetteville, NC. Fargo, ND. Minot, ND. Pittsburgh, PA. Aberdeen, SD. Mitchell, SD. Rapid City, SD. Sioux Falls, SD. Sioux Falls, SD. Rutland, VT. Brookfield, WI. Franklin, WI. Racine, WI. Wauwatosa, WI.

Louisiana 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 Louisiana for your convenience.

Louisiana Treatment Support Services

  • Counseling & Support Groups

    • Cancer Services
      (Baton Rouge)

      225-927-2273

    • Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center
      (Baton Rouge)

      225-767-0847

    • Willis-Knighton Cancer Center
      (Shreveport)

      318-212-8300

    • Feist-Weiller Cancer Center
      (Shreveport)

      318-813-1056

  • Long-Term Housing

    • Patrick F. Taylor Hope Lodge
      (New Orleans)

      504-219-2200

    • Deming Pavilion Guest Housing
      (New Orleans)

      504-988-5263

  • Patient Transport

    • Women’s & Children’s Hospital
      (Lafayette)

      337-521-9100

    • Thomas & McMahan Cancer Foundation
      (Slidell)

      985-788-6951

    • Pilots for Patients
      (Monroe)

      318-322-5112

  • Physical Therapy

    • Tulane Medical Center
      (New Orleans)

      504-988-5263

    • Pontchartrain Cancer Center
      (Covington)

      985-875-1202

    • Our Lady of Lourdes
      (Lafayette)

      337-470-2000

    • Saint Francis Medical Center
      (Monroe)

      318-966-4000

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