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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. Learn more about health care options available in Mississippi below.

01. Statistics

Mississippi Mesothelioma Statistics

  • 281 mesothelioma deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 187 asbestosis deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 468 total deaths (1999 – 2015)
02. Cancer Centers

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
03. Doctors

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.

04. Clinical Trials

Mesothelioma Clinical Trials in Mississippi

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

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

05. Support Services

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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