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Louisiana Mesothelioma Doctors, Cancer Centers and 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.

The Gayle and Tom Benson Cancer Center

The Gayle and Tom Benson Cancer Center

New Orleans, LA

The Ochsner Cancer Institute at the Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisianna is an NCI designated cancer center specializing in treating mesothelioma and other cancers of the lung.

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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.

Brian L. Pettiford, MD, MBA

Dr. Pettiford
New Orleans, LA

Dr. Brian L. Pettiford

Thoracic Surgeon

The Gayle and Tom Benson Cancer Center

Ochsner Medical Center
New Orleans, LA 70121

Dr. Brian L. Pettiford is a cardiothoracic surgeon affiliated with the Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. He specializes in treating lung disorders including mesothelioma and thoracic malignancies.

Robert Ramirez, DO

Dr. Ramirez
New Orleans, LA

Dr. Robert Ramirez

Medical Oncologist

The Gayle and Tom Benson Cancer Center

Ochsner Medical Center
New Orleans, LA 70121

Dr. Robert Ramirez is a medical oncologist who specializes in the treatment of lung cancer, including mesothelioma.

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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.

Top Peritoneal Mesothelioma Doctors in the Country
Claire Verschraegen, MD

Claire Verschraegen, MD

Medical Oncologist & Associate Director, Translational Research Map Marker The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
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David L. Bartlett, MD

David L. Bartlett, MD

Director, Multidisciplinary Disease Site Clinical and Research Programs for UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Map Marker UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
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Mesothelioma Clinical Trials in Louisiana

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

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

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