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New Hampshire Mesothelioma Doctors, Cancer Centers and Treatment

New Hampshire

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

We provide a list of top mesothelioma doctors that practice in New Hampshire, 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. Quickly diagnosing, staging and beginning a solid treatment plan gives one the best chance for improving life expectancy.

New Hampshire Mesothelioma Statistics
  • 235

    Mesothelioma Deaths, 1999 - 2015

  • 43

    Asbestosis Deaths, 1999 - 2015

  • 278

    Total Deaths, 1999 - 2015

New Hampshire Mesothelioma Cancer Centers

The following mesothelioma cancer centers are located in the state of New Hampshire. These cancer centers are equipped to deliver quality mesothelioma treatment. Click on a specific cancer center link to get more in depth information.

Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Lebanon, NH

The Norris Cotton Cancer Center at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire has a Thoracic Cancer Program focused on providing comprehensive mesothelioma cancer treatment.

New Hampshire Mesothelioma Doctors

If you need help with getting an accurate diagnosis or developing a treatment plan, the following mesothelioma doctors and oncologists in New Hampshire have the expertise to assist you. More detailed information about each doctor is available by clicking on the appropriate a doctor detail link. Details about their background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, office locations and contact information is provided.

Konstantin H. Dragnev, M.D.

Dr. Dragnev
Lebanon, NH

Dr. Konstantin H. Dragnev

Medical Oncologist & Hematologist

Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, NH 03756
(603) 650-6345

Dr. Konstantin H. Dragnev is a medical oncologist and hematologist involved in mesothelioma treatment at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire.

Cherie P. Erkmen, M.D.

Dr. Erkmen
Lebanon, NH

Dr. Cherie P. Erkmen

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, NH 03756
(603) 650-8537

Dr. Cherie P. Erkmen , Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, specializes in the treatment of mesothelioma and other pleural diseases.

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.

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

Locate Cancer Support Services in New Hampshire

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 and caregiver resources in New Hampshire for your convenience.

New Hampshire Treatment Support Services

  • Counseling & Support Groups

    • Pastoral Counseling Services
      (Manchester)
      603-627-2702
    • Catholic Charities - New Hampshire
      (Manchester)
      603-669-3030
    • Bedford Counseling Associates
      (Manchester)
      603-623-1916
  • Long-Term Housing

    • Rest Easy - Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
      (Lebanon)
      603-650-5000
    • Maynard House
      (Hanover)
      603-643-3277
    • Hotel Keys of Hope - ACS
      800-804-3724
  • Patient Transport

    • Gentle Care Ride
      (Nashua)
      603-341-1720
    • Entourage Transportation
      (Manchester)
      603-851-8368
    • WellTransit
      (Seabrook)
      603-531-3336
  • Physical Therapy

    • Portsmouth Regional Hospital
      (Portsmouth)
      603-436-5110
    • Exeter Hospital Physical Therapy
      (Plaistow)
      603-257-3333
    • Concord Hospital Rehab Services
      (Warner)
      603-230-5600

Costs Associated with Treating Mesothelioma in New Hampshire

The costs associated with mesothelioma treatment can add up quickly. Additionally, many people may need to take time off work or stop working altogether to deal with their cancer diagnosis.

The table below provides cost estimates for some of the procedures commonly 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 New Hampshire, you may be entitled to compensation. You must file your claim within the appropriate statute of limitations for the state of New Hampshire.

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