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If you live in the state of New Jersey and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you have access to a number of treatment options. Conventional mesothelioma treatments available in New Jersey include surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Beyond these conventional treatments, clinical trials may currently be recruiting pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma patients in New Jersey. Read more about health care options available in New Jersey below.


01. Statistics

New Jersey Mesothelioma Statistics

  • 1,739 mesothelioma deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 438 asbestosis deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 2,277 total deaths (1999 – 2015)
02. Cancer Centers

Top New Jersey Mesothelioma Cancer Centers

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

New Jersey Mesothelioma Cancer Clinics

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

New Brunswick, NJ 08903

03. Doctors

New Jersey Mesothelioma Doctors

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

New Jersey Mesothelioma Doctors

Photo of H. Richard Alexander, Jr., M.D.

H. Richard Alexander, Jr., M.D.

Chief Surgical Officer
New Brunswick, NJ
Bio
Photo of Bruce G. Haffty, M.D.

Bruce G. Haffty, M.D.

Chief of Staff and Chair of Radiation Oncology
New Brunswick, NJ
Bio
Photo of Jyoti Malhotra, M.D.

Jyoti Malhotra, M.D.

Medical Oncologist
New Brunswick, NJ
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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.

04. Clinical Trials

Mesothelioma Clinical Trials in New Jersey

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

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

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.

A Study of CPI-0209 in Patients With Advanced Tumors


Conditions: Lymphoma, Neoplasms, Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse, Mesothelioma, Prostatic Neoplasms, Lymphoma, T-Cell, Prostatic Neoplasms, Castration-Resistant

Last Updated: August 17, 2021

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Atlanta, GA. Baltimore, MD. Boston, MA. Boston, MA. Grand Rapids, MI. Hackensack, NJ. Bronx, NY. New York, NY. Cincinnati, OH. San Antonio, TX. Charlottesville, VA. Seattle, WA.

Using a Targeted Cancer Vaccine (Galinpepimut-S) With Immunotherapy (Nivolumab) in Mesothelioma


Conditions: Mesothelioma, Wilms Tumor

Last Updated: August 2, 2021

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Basking Ridge, NJ. Middletown, NJ. Commack, NY. Harrison, NY. New York, NY. Uniondale, NY.

05. Support Services

Cancer Support Services in New Jersey

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

New Jersey Treatment Support Services

  • Counseling & Support Groups

    • Catholic Charities – New Jersey
      (Mt. Holly)
      609-386-7331
    • Cancer Support Community Central New Jersey
      (Bedminster)
      908-658-5400
  • Long-Term Housing

    • Extended Stay America
      (Cherry Hill)
      856-616-1200
  • Patient Transport

    • Golden Medical Transportation LLC
      (Jersey City)
      201-724-7808
    • Honest Medical Transportation
      (Elizabeth)
      908-662-1717
    • Alliance Medical Services LLC
      (Paterson)
      973-778-4911
  • Physical Therapy

    • Brunswick Health & Physical Therapy Center
      (New Brunswick)
      732-565-1701
    • Elite Physical Therapy
      (Newark)
      973-732-5959
    • Liberty Physical Therapy PC
      (Jersey City)
      201-366-1116

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