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North Dakota Mesothelioma Doctors, Cancer Centers and Treatment

North Dakota

Mesothelioma patients who live in North Dakota have access to quality mesothelioma treatment options in state. Conventional mesothelioma treatments available in North Dakota include surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. Beyond these conventional treatments, clinical trials may currently be recruiting pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma patients in North Dakota.

We provide a list of top mesothelioma doctors that practice in North Dakota 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. Learn more about health care options available in North Dakota below.

North Dakota Mesothelioma Statistics
  • 129

    Mesothelioma Deaths, 1999 - 2015

  • 22

    Asbestosis Deaths, 1999 - 2015

  • 151

    Total Deaths, 1999 - 2015

Top North Dakota Mesothelioma Doctors

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

Preston Steen, M.D.

Dr. Steen
Fargo, ND

Dr. Preston Steen

Medical Oncologist, Hematologist, & Palliative Medicine Specialist

Sanford Roger Maris Cancer Center

Fargo, ND 58102
(701) 234-6161

Dr. Preston Steen is a medical ocologist, hematologist, and palliative medicine specialist involved in mesothelioma treatment and care at Sanford Roger Maris Cancer Center in Fargo, North Dakota.

Daniel M. Tuvin, M.D.

Dr. Tuvin
Fargo, ND

Dr. Daniel M. Tuvin

Surgical Oncologist

Sanford Health

Sanford Broadway Clinic
Fargo, ND 58102
(701) 234-2251

Dr. Daniel M. Tuvin is a surgical oncologist involved in mesothelioma treatment at Sanford Health in Fargo, North Dakota.

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 Pleural Mesothelioma Doctors in the Country
Robert Brian Cameron, M.D.

Robert Brian Cameron, M.D.

Director, Thoracic Oncology Map Marker University of California Los Angeles Medical Center
Raphael Bueno, M.D.

Raphael Bueno, M.D.

Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery; Co-Director, The Lung Center Map Marker Brigham and Women's Hospital

Cancer Support Services in North Dakota

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

North Dakota Treatment Support Services

Mesothelioma Treatment Costs in North Dakota

Mesothelioma treatment can be a very expensive proposition and all of the 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: The above table does 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.

Filing a Claim for Asbestos Exposure

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 North Dakota, you may be eligible for financial assistance.

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Author: Linda Molinari

Editor in Chief, Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

Linda Molinari

Reviewer: Jennifer R. Lucarelli

Lawyer for Mesothelioma Victims and Their Families

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