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

We provide a list of top mesothelioma doctors that practice in Mississippi 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 in Mississippi below.

Mississippi Mesothelioma Statistics

  • 281 mesothelioma deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 187 asbestosis deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 468 total deaths (1999 – 2015)

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers in Mississippi

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

Mississippi Mesothelioma Cancer Clinics

The University of Mississippi Medical Center Cancer Institute

The University of Mississippi Medical Center Cancer Institute

Jackson, MS 39213

Find a Mesothelioma Doctor in Mississippi

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

Mississippi Mesothelioma Doctors

Photo of Pierre E. De Delva, M.D.

Pierre E. De Delva, M.D.

Thoracic Surgeon
Jackson, MS
Photo of John C. Ruckdeschel, M.D.

John C. Ruckdeschel, M.D.

Medical Oncologist and Director
Jackson, MS

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 type of mesothelioma within their practice.

Mesothelioma Clinical Trials in Mississippi

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

A Safety and Tolerability Study of INCAGN02390 in Select Advanced Malignancies


Conditions: Carcinoma, Merkel Cell, Carcinoma, Lung Neoplasms, Melanoma, Stomach Neoplasms, Small Cell Lung Carcinoma, Mesothelioma, Triple Negative Breast Neoplasms, Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck, Neoplasms

Last Updated: July 30, 2019

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Los Angeles, CA. Jackson, MS. Hackensack, NJ. Huntsville, NC.

Find Cancer Support Services in Mississippi

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 Mississippi for your convenience.

Mississippi Treatment Support Services

  • Counseling & Support Groups

    • A Turning Point Recovery

      (Ridgeland)

      601-957-5857

    • University of Mississippi Medical Center

      (Jackson)

      601-815-2005

    • Drumheller Psychological Services

      (Starkville)

      662-324-1764

  • Long-Term Housing

    • Mississippi Cancer Institute

      (McComb)

      601-249-5500

    • Gertrude C Ford Hope Lodge

      (Jackson)

      800-227-2345

    • Hilton Garden Inn

      (Jackson)

      601-353-5464

  • Patient Transport

    • Med Trans MS

      (Nesbit)

      901-487-8268

    • Logisticare

      (Ridgeland)

      866-331-6004

    • Singing River Hospital – Patient Transportation Program

      (Pascagoula)

      228-497-7280

    • Mobile One Transport

      (Hattiesburg)

      601-545-3322

    • Grove Transit

      (Hattiesburg)

      601-544-5403

  • Physical Therapy

    • OCH Regional Medical Center Respiratory Therapy

      (Starkville)

      662-615-3111

    • Baptist Cancer Center

      (Columbus)

      662-244-4673

    • West Cancer Center – Desoto

      (Southaven)

      662-349-9556

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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 Legal Advisor and Contributor

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


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