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HomeMesothelioma in the U.S.New JerseyNew Jersey Mesothelioma Treatment

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.

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 New Jersey as well as the top cancer care centers in the state. Additionally, we have located a number of local cancer treatment support services for your convenience. Read more about health care options available in New Jersey below.

New Jersey Mesothelioma Statistics

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

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


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
Photo of Bruce G. Haffty, M.D.

Bruce G. Haffty, M.D.

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

Jyoti Malhotra, M.D.

Medical Oncologist
New Brunswick, NJ

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.

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)


Last Updated: July 18, 2019

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Duarte, CA. Los Angeles, CA. San Francisco, CA. Aurora, CO. Orlando, FL. Baltimore, MD. Bethesda, MD. Rockville, MD. Boston, MA. Boston, MA. Boston, MA. New Brunswick, NJ. Albuquerque, NM. Houston, TX.

Phase 1/2 Study Exploring the Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy of INCAGN01876 Combined With Immune Therapies in Advanced or Metastatic Malignancies

Conditions: Neoplasms, Neoplasm Metastasis

Last Updated: June 19, 2019

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Los Angeles, CA. Gainesville, FL. Detroit, MI. Saint Louis, MO. Hackensack, NJ. New York, NY. Chapel Hill, NC. Oklahoma City, OK. Portland, OR. Portland, OR. Philadelphia, PA. Pittsburgh, PA. Nashville, TN. Dallas, TX. 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: May 15, 2019

Status: Recruiting

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

A Safety and Tolerability Study of INCAGN02385 in Select Advanced Malignancies

Conditions: Carcinoma, Lung Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung, Melanoma, Colorectal Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Squamous Cell, Carcinoma, Hepatocellular, Lymphoma, B-Cell, Uterine Cervical Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Renal Cell, Esophageal Neoplasms, Small Cell Lung Carcinoma, Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse, Endometrial Neoplasms, Mesothelioma, Triple Negative Breast Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Transitional Cell, Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck, Carcinoma, Merkel Cell, Microsatellite Instability

Last Updated: April 10, 2019

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Los Angeles, CA. Hackensack, NJ. Huntersville, NC. Nashville, TN.

Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy and Avelumab Immunotherapy for Treatment of Malignant Mesothelioma

Conditions: Mesothelioma, Lung Neoplasms

Last Updated: April 4, 2019

Status: Recruiting

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

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)
    • Cancer Support Community Central New Jersey
  • Long-Term Housing

    • Extended Stay America
      (Cherry Hill)
  • Patient Transport

    • Golden Medical Transportation LLC
      (Jersey City)
    • Honest Medical Transportation
    • Alliance Medical Services LLC
  • Physical Therapy

    • Brunswick Health & Physical Therapy Center
      (New Brunswick)
    • Elite Physical Therapy
    • Liberty Physical Therapy PC
      (Jersey City)
Other Resources for Mesothelioma Patients in New Jersey

Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma in New Jersey

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