North Dakota Mesothelioma Doctors, Cancer Centers and Treatment
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.
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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.
Medical Oncologist, Hematologist, & Palliative Medicine Specialist
Sanford Roger Maris Cancer Center
Fargo, ND 58102
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.
Sanford Broadway Clinic
Fargo, ND 58102
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.
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
Counseling & Support Groups
Benson Psychological Services
Resolve Behavioral Health
- Family Institute
Tracy's Sanctuary House
- Tracy's Sanctuary House
- Handi-Wheels Transportation
H & H Mobility Transport
- MAT Paratransit
Premier Physical Therapy of North Dakota
Bodyworks Physical Therapy
Advanced Physical Therapy
- Premier Physical Therapy of North Dakota
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.