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

We provide a list of top mesothelioma doctors that practice in Ohio 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 Ohio below.

Ohio Mesothelioma Statistics
  • 1,939

    Mesothelioma Deaths, 1999 - 2015

  • 309

    Asbestosis Deaths, 1999 - 2015

  • 2,248

    Total Deaths, 1999 - 2015

Find a Mesothelioma Cancer Center in Ohio

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

Case Western Reserve University Cancer Research Center

Case Western Reserve University Cancer Research Center

Cleveland, OH

Case Western Reserve University Cancer Research Center is a top cancer clinic where leading mesothelioma doctors employ the latest treatment methods to help cancer patients.

Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center

Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center

Columbus, OH

Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center is a top cancer center where leading mesothelioma doctors use the latest mesothelioma treatment protocols to help their cancer patients.

St. Joseph Cancer Care Center

St. Joseph Cancer Care Center

Warren, OH

St. Joseph Cancer Care Center ranks among the best cancer centers in the country with top mesothelioma doctors who provide state of the art cancer treatment for patients.

The Cleveland Clinic

The Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

The Cleveland Clinic is among the best mesothelioma cancer centers in the nation with top doctors providing state of the art cancer treatment for patients.

Toledo Community Hospital Oncology Program (CCOP)

Toledo Community Hospital Oncology Program (CCOP)

Toledo, OH

Toledo Community Hospital Oncology Program (CCOP) is among the best mesothelioma cancer centers in the nation with top doctors providing state of the art cancer treatment for patients.

Find a Mesothelioma Doctor in Ohio

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located in Ohio. Please click on a doctor link to obtain more information about their background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and contact information.

David P. Carbone, M.D.

Dr. Carbone
Columbus, OH

Dr. David P. Carbone

Medical Oncologist

Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center

The James–Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute
Columbus, OH 43210
(800) 293-5066

Dr. David P. Carbone is a medical oncologist who currently serves as the director of the James Thoracic Center at the Ohio State University Medical Center (OSUMC). Dr. Carbone’s clinical specialty is lung cancer and he is considered an international expert in the molecular genetics of lung tumors.

Nathan Pennell, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Pennell
Cleveland, OH

Dr. Nathan Pennell

Director, lung cancer medical oncology program

The Cleveland Clinic’s Taussig Cancer Institute

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Cleveland, OH 44195
(216) 445-9282

Dr. Nathan Pennell is Director of the lung cancer medical oncology program at The Cleveland Clinic's Taussig Cancer Institute and specializes in treating thoracic malignancies.

James Stevenson, M.D.

Dr. Stevenson
Cleveland, OH

Dr. James Stevenson

Medical Oncologist

Cleveland Clinic/Taussig Cancer Institute

Mail Code R35
Cleveland, OH 44195
(216) 444-6833

Dr. James Stevenson is the Vice Chairman of the Department of hematology and medical oncology at the Cleveland Clinic's Taussig Cancer Institute.

It is not uncommon for patients to travel outside of their current states to meet with top oncologists and thoracic surgeons across the country. These mesothelioma experts usually have a particular focus within their practice.

Top Mesothelioma Doctors in the Country
David Sugarbaker, M.D.

David Sugarbaker, M.D.

Professor of Surgery, Chief of General Thoracic Surgery, Director of the Lung Institute Map Marker Baylor College of Medicine
Raphael Bueno, M.D.

Raphael Bueno, M.D.

Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery; Vice Chair of Surgery for Cancer and Translational Research Map Marker Brigham and Women's Hospital

Ohio Cancer Support Services

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

Ohio Treatment Support Services

  • Counseling & Support Groups

    • Saul and Saul, LLC
      (Columbus)
      614-626-5110
    • Able Counseling & Associates, Inc.
      (Cleveland)
      216-446-7147
    • Mind to Muscle Wellness LLC
      (Dayton)
      937-410-0519
  • Long-Term Housing

    • Hope Hollow
      (Columbus)
      614-459-HOPE
    • WoodSpring Suites Akron
      (Akron)
      320-245-0600
  • Patient Transport

    • TLC Transportation
      (Toledo)
      419-476-9350
    • Meda-Care Transportation, Inc.
      (Cincinnati)
      513-521-4799
    • Comfort & Caring Transportation Services LLC
      (Bedford)
      216-502-2468
    • Prestige Patient Transport
      (Georgetown)
      937-690-6100
  • Physical Therapy

    • Cornerstone Physical Therapy
      (Columbus)
      614-775-9618
    • Western Ohio Therapy Associates
      (Greenville)
      937-548-9495
    • Robinson Rehab Center and Sport Clinic
      (Streetsboro)
      330-626-5701

Treating Mesothelioma Can Be Expensive in Ohio

The costs associated with mesothelioma treatment can add up quickly. Additionally, many people may need to take time off work or stop working altogether to deal with their cancer diagnosis.

The table below provides cost estimates for some of the procedures commonly 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 table above does not take insurance payments or reimbursements into account. These cost estimates are estimated using data from the FAIR Health Consumer Cost Lookup tool, Healthcare Bluebook, and other sources.

Filing an Asbestos Exposure Claim

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 Ohio, you may be entitled to compensation. You must file your claim within the appropriate statute of limitations for the state of Ohio.

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