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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
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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:

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: June 23, 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.

Testing the Addition of Targeted Radiation Therapy to Surgery and the Usual Chemotherapy Treatment (Pemetrexed and Cisplatin [or Carboplatin]) for Stage I-IIIA Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma


Conditions: Mesothelioma, Lung Neoplasms

Last Updated: May 27, 2021

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Tampa, FL. Tampa, FL. Tampa, FL. Chicago, IL. Boston, MA. Rochester, MN. Basking Ridge, NJ. Middletown, NJ. Montvale, NJ. Commack, NY. Harrison, NY. New York, NY. New York, NY. Uniondale, NY. Cleveland, OH. Columbus, OH. Houston, TX. Seattle, WA.

Malignant Pleural Disease Treated With Autologous T Cells Genetically Engineered to Target the Cancer-Cell Surface Antigen Mesothelin


Conditions: Mesothelioma, Pleural Diseases

Last Updated: March 30, 2021

Status: Recruiting

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

A Study of Nivolumab and Chemotherapy Followed by Surgery for Mesothelioma


Conditions: Mesothelioma

Last Updated: March 25, 2021

Status: Recruiting

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

Oral TrkA Inhibitor VMD-928 for Treatment of Advanced Adult Solid Tumors or Lymphoma


Conditions: Lymphoma, Carcinoma, Prostatic Neoplasms, Melanoma, Carcinoma, Squamous Cell, Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute, Ovarian Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Hepatocellular, Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin, Stomach Neoplasms, Uterine Cervical Neoplasms, Esophageal Neoplasms, Mesothelioma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck, Carcinoma, Adenoid Cystic, Thymoma, Lung Neoplasms

Last Updated: March 11, 2021

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Duarte, CA. Morristown, NJ. New York, NY. Houston, TX. Milwaukee, WI.

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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