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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. Read more about health care options available to you in Massachusetts here.


01. Statistics

Massachusetts Mesothelioma Statistics

  • 1,289 mesothelioma deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 218 asbestosis deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 1,507 total deaths (1999 – 2015)
02. Cancer Centers

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
03. Doctors

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
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Pasi A. Janne, M.D.

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

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

Richard L. Kradin, M.D.

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

Senior Physician
Boston, MA
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M. Blair Marshall, M.D.

Associate Professor of Thoracic Surgery
Boston, MA
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Photo of Scott J. Swanson, M.D.

Scott J. Swanson, M.D.

Director of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
Boston, MA
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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.

04. Clinical Trials

Mesothelioma Clinical Trials in Massachusetts

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

Nivolumab and Ipilimumab in Treating Patients With Rare Tumors


Conditions: Carcinoma, Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Squamous Cell, Adenocarcinoma, Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal, Mesothelioma, Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma, Cholangiocarcinoma, Carcinoma, Basal Cell, Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors, Carcinoid Tumor, Carcinoma, Transitional Cell, Carcinoma, Adenoid Cystic, Adenocarcinoma of Lung, Teratoma, Carcinoma, Neuroendocrine, Pheochromocytoma, Seminoma, Choriocarcinoma, Cystadenocarcinoma, Serous, Carcinoma, Endometrioid, Cystadenocarcinoma, Paraganglioma, Chordoma, Hemangiosarcoma, Fibromatosis, Aggressive, Adenocarcinoma, Mucinous, Trophoblastic Neoplasms, Nerve Sheath Neoplasms, Gestational Trophoblastic Disease, Neurofibrosarcoma, Thyroid Neoplasms, Fibroma, Cystadenocarcinoma, Mucinous, Pseudomyxoma Peritonei, Vulvar Neoplasms, Sex Cord-Gonadal Stromal Tumors, Adrenocortical Carcinoma, Carcinoma, Islet Cell, Paget Disease, Extramammary, Carcinoma, Acinar Cell, Adenocarcinoma, Papillary, Adenocarcinoma, Bronchiolo-Alveolar, Neoplasms, Unknown Primary, Mixed Tumor, Mullerian, Carcinoma, Giant Cell, Adenocarcinoma, Clear Cell

Last Updated: August 31, 2021

Status: Recruiting

Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics, and Pharmacodynamics of INCB099280 in Participants With Advanced Solid Tumors


Conditions: Carcinoma, Merkel Cell, Carcinoma, Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Squamous Cell, Small Cell Lung Carcinoma, Mesothelioma, Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma, Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Last Updated: August 31, 2021

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Boston, MA. Detroit, MI. Pittsburgh, PA. Houston, TX. Seattle, WA.

DuRvalumab With chEmotherapy as First Line treAtment in Advanced Pleural Mesothelioma


Conditions: Mesothelioma

Last Updated: August 27, 2021

Status: Recruiting

Locations: La Jolla, CA. Atlanta, GA. Chicago, IL. Baltimore, MD. Boston, MA. Boston, MA. Ann Arbor, MI. Saint Louis Park, MN. New York, NY. Cleveland, OH. Philadelphia, PA. Pittsburgh, PA. Nashville, TN. Houston, TX.

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


Conditions: Carcinoma, Neoplasms, Small Cell Lung Carcinoma, Endometrial Neoplasms, Thyroid Neoplasms, Mesothelioma, Neuroendocrine Tumors, Cholangiocarcinoma, Colorectal Neoplasms, Salivary Gland Neoplasms, Carcinoid Tumor, Anus Neoplasms, Bile Duct Neoplasms, Vulvar Neoplasms, Thyroid Diseases

Last Updated: August 25, 2021

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Los Angeles, CA. Los Angeles, CA. Orlando, FL. Baltimore, MD. Rockville, MD. Boston, MA. Boston, MA. Boston, MA. New Brunswick, NJ. Houston, TX.

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 20, 2021

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. Uniondale, NY. Houston, TX.

05. Support Services

Find Cancer Support Services in Massachusetts

Cancer support services for mesothelioma patients include patient transport, extended stay housing, cancer rehabilitation, counseling and oxygen supplies. The following local services may be helpful while you are receiving treatment for mesothelioma cancer in Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Treatment Support Services

  • Cancer Rehabilitation

    • Mass General Cancer Center Rehabilitation Program Waltham 781-487-6100
    • Southcoast Health Cancer Center Fall River 877-822-2732
    • Spaulding Outpatient Center Boston 617-952-6200
    • The Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies and Healthy Living Boston 617-632-3322
  • Counseling & Support

    • Baystate Regional Cancer Program Springfield 413-794-0000
    • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston 617-632-3000
    • Facing Cancer Together Statewide 617-332-5777
    • Healing Garden Cancer Support Center Harvard 978-456-3532
    • International Mesothelioma Program at BWH Boston 617-525-3020
    • Look Good Feel Better Statewide 800-395-5665
    • Mass General Cancer Center Boston 617-726-5130
  • Extended Stay Housing

    • AstraZeneca Hope Lodge Boston 617-396-5514
    • Furnished Quarters Boston 347-851-8378
    • Hospitality Homes Boston 888-595-4678
    • Hotel Keys of Hope Boston 800-227-2345
    • Joe's House Statewide 877-563-7468
    • Patrick Thompson Suite  Boston 617-732-5500
  • Oxygen Supplies

    • Dartmouth Medical Equipment North Dartmouth 508-997-1241
    • Lincare West Springfield 413-734-2562
    • Reliable Respiratory Norwood 781-551-3335
    • Rotech Methuen 603-622-8650
  • Patient Transport

    • Ameritrans Statewide 866-872-6453
    • Best Ride USA Dedham 844-809-5063
    • DASA Medical Transit Statewide 508-459-3272
    • The Ride Boston 617-337-2727

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