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Nevada Mesothelioma Doctors, Cancer Centers and Treatment

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People diagnosed with mesothelioma who live in Nevada have access to a number of quality health care options. Conventional mesothelioma treatments available in Nevada include surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. Beyond these conventional treatments, clinical trials may currently be recruiting pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma patients in Nevada.

Quickly diagnosing, staging and beginning a solid treatment plan gives one the best chance for improving life expectancy. We have listed top mesothelioma doctors that practice in Nevada, as well as the top cancer care centers in the state. A number of local cancer support services has been included as well for your convenience. Read more about health care options available in Nevada below.

Nevada Mesothelioma Statistics
  • 280

    Mesothelioma Deaths, 1999 - 2015

  • 47

    Asbestosis Deaths, 1999 - 2015

  • 327

    Total Deaths, 1999 - 2015

Find a Mesothelioma Cancer Center in Nevada

We have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers in Nevada. Please click on a cancer center link for more information about the clinical programs offered, affiliated mesothelioma doctors and how to contact the cancer center.

Southern Nevada Cancer Research Foundation

Southern Nevada Cancer Research Foundation

Las Vegas, NV

Southern Nevada Cancer Research Foundation is a leading cancer clinic where some of the best mesothelioma doctors in the country provide quality cancer treatment for patients.

Nevada Mesothelioma Doctors

The following mesothelioma doctors are located and practice in the state of Nevada. Click on a specific doctor link to obtain more information about their background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Fadi Braiteh, M.D.

Dr. Braiteh
Las Vegas, NV

Dr. Fadi Braiteh

Medical Oncologist

Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada

Central Valley Treatment Center
Las Vegas, NV 89169
(702) 952-3400

Dr. Fadi Braiteh is a medical oncologist that treats mesothelioma at the Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Nicholas J. Vogelzang, M.D.

Dr. Vogelzang
Las Vegas, NV

Dr. Nicholas J. Vogelzang

Medical Oncologist

Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada

Central Valley Treatment Center
Las Vegas, NV 89169
(702) 952-3400

Dr. Nicholas J. Vogelzang is a medical oncologist with the Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada where he specializes in the treatment of mesothelioma and genitourinary malignancies—prostate, kidney, bladder, and testicular cancers.

Occasionally, mesothelioma patients will travel to other states to meet with top mesothelioma doctors and thoracic surgeons across the country. These experts will usually concentrate on a particular mesothelioma type within their practice.

Top Mesothelioma Doctors in the Country
David Sugarbaker, M.D.

David Sugarbaker, M.D.

Professor of Surgery, Chief of General Thoracic Surgery, Director of the Lung Institute Map Marker Baylor College of Medicine
Raphael Bueno, M.D.

Raphael Bueno, M.D.

Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery; Vice Chair of Surgery for Cancer and Translational Research Map Marker Brigham and Women's Hospital

Cancer Support Services in Nevada

The following cancer support services may be of help to you while you are receiving treatment for mesothelioma in Nevada. Support services for mesothelioma patients include patient transport, temporary housing, physical therapy and counseling.

Nevada Treatment Support Services

  • Counseling & Support Groups

    • The Caring Place
      (Las Vegas)
      702-871-7333
    • Carson Tahoe
      (Carson City)
      775-445-8000
    • Oasis Counseling
      (Henderson)
      702-294-0433
  • Long-Term Housing

    • Carson Tahoe
      (Carson City)
      775-445-8000
    • Accessible Space
      (Las Vegas)
      702-259-1903
  • Patient Transport

    • MTM
      (Las Vegas)
      702-323-7700
    • GMT Care
      (Las Vegas)
      702-979-9696
    • Medical Transport Company
      (Henderson)
      702-367-7433
  • Physical Therapy

    • Physical Therapy Partners Nevada
      (Fernley)
      775-575-1818
    • Synergy Physical Therapy
      (Henderson)
      702-489-9217
    • Select Physical Therapy
      (Las Vegas)
      702-360-9142

Help With Mesothelioma Treatment Costs

Treating mesothelioma can be a very expensive proposition. The many different treatment related costs can add up quickly. Additionally, many people may need to take time off from work to deal with their cancer diagnosis.

The table below provides cost estimates for a number of common procedures used in diagnosing and treating mesothelioma.

Common Costs Associated with Treating Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma Diagnosis & Treatment Costs Approximate Cost Range
Diagnostic Imaging (CT, PET, MRI) $800 – $1,600 per scan
Needle Biopsy $500 – $700
Thoracoscopy or Pleuroscopy (lungs) or Laparoscopy (abdomen) $3,600 – $5,000
Thoracotomy (lungs) or Laparotomy (abdomen) $7,800 – $7,900
Surgery – Lobectomy/Pneumonectomy (removal of part or all of a lung) $13,000 – $17,000
Radiation $7,000 – $12,000
Chemotherapy – Pemetrexed (Alimta®) $37,000 – $50,000
Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) $700 – $1,000

Note: Costs listed above do not factor in insurance payments and reimbursements. Costs are estimated using data from the FAIR Health Consumer Cost Lookup tool, Healthcare Bluebook, and other sources to determine the costs of specific procedures.

Filing an Asbestos Exposure Claim

Don’t lose your right to file a claim. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in Nevada, you may be entitled to compensation. You must file your claim within the appropriate statute of limitations for the state of Nevada.

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