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If you live in the state of Massachusetts and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you have access to a number of treatment options. Conventional mesothelioma treatments available in Massachusetts include surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Beyond these conventional treatments, clinical trials may currently be recruiting pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma patients in Massachusetts.

We have listed top mesothelioma doctors that practice in Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts here.

If you live in the state of Massachusetts and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you have access to a number of treatment options. Conventional mesothelioma treatments available in Massachusetts include surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Beyond these conventional treatments, clinical trials may currently be recruiting pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma patients in Massachusetts.

We have listed top mesothelioma doctors that practice in Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts here.

Massachusetts Mesothelioma Statistics

  • 1,289 mesothelioma deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 218 asbestosis deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 1,507 total deaths (1999 – 2015)

Top Massachusetts Mesothelioma Cancer Centers

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

Massachusetts Mesothelioma Cancer Clinics

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Boston, MA 02115
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Boston, MA 02215
Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research

Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research

Cambridge, MA 02139
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Boston, MA 02114

Find a Mesothelioma Doctor in Massachusetts

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located in Massachusetts. Please click on a doctor link to obtain more information about their background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and contact information.

Massachusetts Mesothelioma Doctors

Photo of Raphael Bueno, M.D.

Raphael Bueno, M.D.

Chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery and Director of the International Mesothelioma Program
Boston, MA
Photo of Pasi A. Janne, M.D.

Pasi A. Janne, M.D.

Director of the Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology
Boston, MA
Photo of Michael S. Kent, M.D.

Michael S. Kent, M.D.

Director of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
Boston, MA
Photo of Richard L. Kradin, M.D.

Richard L. Kradin, M.D.

Associate Pathologist
Boston, MA
Photo of David J. Kwiatkowski, M.D.

David J. Kwiatkowski, M.D.

Senior Physician
Boston, MA
Photo of Scott J. Swanson, M.D.

Scott J. Swanson, M.D.

Director of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
Boston, MA

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 Massachusetts

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

Pleurectomy/Decortication (Neo) Adjuvant Chemotherapy and Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy to the Pleura in Patients With Locally Advanced Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma


Conditions: Mesothelioma

Last Updated: August 6, 2019

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Tampa, FL. Boston, MA. Rochester, MN. Basking Ridge, NJ. Middletown, NJ. Montvale, NJ. Commack, NY. Harrison, NY. New York, NY. Rockville Centre, NY. Sleepy Hollow, NY. Houston, TX.

Nivolumab and Ipilimumab in Treating Patients With Rare Tumors


Conditions: Carcinoma, Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Squamous Cell, Adenocarcinoma, Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal, Mesothelioma, Breast Neoplasms, Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma, Cholangiocarcinoma, Carcinoma, Basal Cell, Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors, Germinoma, Ovarian Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Transitional Cell, Carcinoma, Adenoid Cystic, Teratoma, Carcinoid Tumor, Adenocarcinoma of Lung, Carcinoma, Neuroendocrine, Seminoma, Choriocarcinoma, Pheochromocytoma, Cystadenocarcinoma, Neoplasms, Second Primary, Carcinoma, Endometrioid, Cystadenocarcinoma, Serous, Chordoma, Paraganglioma, Carotid Body Tumor, Hemangiosarcoma, Trophoblastic Neoplasms, Gestational Trophoblastic Disease, Adenocarcinoma, Mucinous, Adenocarcinoma, Clear Cell, Nerve Sheath Neoplasms, Neurofibrosarcoma, Testicular Neoplasms, Cystadenocarcinoma, Mucinous, Fibroma, Salivary Gland Neoplasms, Thyroid Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Ductal, Pseudomyxoma Peritonei, Sex Cord-Gonadal Stromal Tumors, Adrenocortical Carcinoma, Carcinoma, Islet Cell, Vulvar Neoplasms, Paget Disease, Extramammary, Rare Diseases, Adenocarcinoma, Papillary, Carcinoma, Acinar Cell, Fibromatosis, Aggressive, Adenocarcinoma, Bronchiolo-Alveolar, Mixed Tumor, Mullerian, Parathyroid Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Giant Cell, Paranasal Sinus Neoplasms, Hydatidiform Mole, Invasive, Pituitary Neoplasms, Neoplasms, Unknown Primary, Odontogenic Tumors

Last Updated: June 10, 2019

Status: Recruiting

Locations:

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


Conditions: Mesothelioma

Last Updated: May 27, 2019

Status: Recruiting

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

Study of Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) in Participants With Advanced Solid Tumors (MK-3475-158/KEYNOTE-158)


Conditions:

Last Updated: May 22, 2019

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Duarte, CA. Los Angeles, CA. San Francisco, CA. Aurora, CO. Orlando, FL. Baltimore, MD. Bethesda, MD. Rockville, MD. Boston, MA. Boston, MA. Boston, MA. New Brunswick, NJ. Albuquerque, NM. Houston, TX.

Safety Study of MGD009 in B7-H3-expressing Tumors


Conditions: Carcinoma, Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung, Carcinoma, Squamous Cell, Pancreatic Neoplasms, Urinary Bladder Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Renal Cell, Sarcoma, Thyroid Neoplasms, Mesothelioma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck

Last Updated: March 5, 2019

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Los Angeles, CA. Palo Alto, CA. San Francisco, CA. Boston, MA. Boston, MA. New York, NY. New York, NY. Huntersville, NC. Philadelphia, PA. Nashville, TN. Dallas, TX. San Antonio, TX. Fairfax, VA.

Find Cancer Support Services in Massachusetts

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 Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Treatment Support Services

  • Counseling & Support Groups

    • Look Good Feel Better Program, Lowell General Hospital

      (Lowell)

      800-227-2345

    • Look Good Feel Better Program, Winchester Hospital’s Center for Cancer Care

      (Winchester)

      800-227-2345

    • Look Good Feel Better Program, Lahey Medical Center – Peabody

      (Peabody)

      800-227-2345

    • Look Good Feel Better Program, Hallmark Health System Hematology and Oncology Center

      (Stoneham)

      800-227-2345

    • Look Good Feel Better Program, Massachusetts General Hospital

      (Boston)

      800-227-2345

    • Look Good Feel Better Program, MetroWest Medical Center

      (Framingham)

      800-227-2345

    • Look Good Feel Better Program, Newton-Wellesley Hospital

      (Newton)

      800-227-2345

    • Look Good Feel Better Program, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

      (Boston)

      800-227-2345

    • Boston Medical Center Solomont Center for Hematology and Oncology

      (Boston)

      617-638-5795

    • Mayor’s Health Line

      (Boston)

      617-534-5050

    • Look Good Feel Better Program, Mass General North Shore Cancer Center

      (Danvers)

      800-227-2345

    • Look Good Feel Better Program, Mount Auburn Hospital

      (Cambridge)

      800-227-2345

    • Look Good Feel Better Program, St Elizabeths Medical Center

      (Brighton)

      800-227-2345

    • Look Good Feel Better Program, Winchester Hospital Breast Care Center

      (Woburn)

      800-227-2345

  • Long-Term Housing

    • American Cancer Society – Maine Hotel Partner Program

      (Framingham)

      800-227-2345

    • AstraZeneca Hope Lodge – Boston

      (Boston)

      617-396-5510

    • Boston Housing Authority

      (Boston)

      617-988-4000

    • American Cancer Society – Massachusetts Hotel Partner Program

      (Framingham)

      800-227-2345

  • Patient Transport

    • Central Boston Elder Services

      (Roxbury)

      617-277-7416

Other Resources for Mesothelioma Patients in Massachusetts

Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma in Massachusetts

Legal Options in Massachusetts

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Linda Molinari Editor in Chief

Linda Molinari has more than 15 years of experience as a writer and advocate for mesothelioma patients and a ban on asbestos.


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Jennifer Lucarelli is a partner at the law firm of Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney & Meisenkothen, specializing in asbestos litigation.


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