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If you live in the state of Oklahoma and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you have access to a number of treatment options. Conventional mesothelioma treatments available in Oklahoma include surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. Beyond these conventional treatments, clinical trials may currently be recruiting pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma patients in Oklahoma.

We have listed top mesothelioma doctors that practice in Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma below.

Oklahoma Mesothelioma Statistics
  • 393

    Mesothelioma Deaths, 1999 - 2015

  • 68

    Asbestosis Deaths, 1999 - 2015

  • 461

    Total Deaths, 1999 - 2015

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers in Oklahoma

Quality cancer treament services are available at the following mesothelioma cancer centers in Oklahoma. More detailed information about each cancer center is available by clicking on the appropriate a cancer center detail link.

CTCA Southwestern Regional Medical Center

CTCA Southwestern Regional Medical Center

Tulsa, OK

CTCA Southwestern Regional Medical Center is a top cancer clinic where leading mesothelioma doctors employ the latest treatment methods to help cancer patients.

Doctors who Treat Mesothelioma in Oklahoma

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

Peter Baik, M.D.

Dr. Baik
Tulsa, OK

Dr. Peter Baik

Thoracic Surgeon

CTCA Southwestern Regional Medical Center

Tulsa, OK 74133
(918) 286-5000

Dr. Peter Baik thoracic surgeon who treats mesothelioma patients at Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Southwestern Regional Medical Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Daniel Nader, M.D.

Dr. Nader
Tulsa, OK

Dr. Daniel Nader

Director, Lung Center

CTCA Southwestern Regional Medical Center

Tulsa, OK 74133
(918) 286-5000

Dr. Daniel Nader is Director of the Lung Center at the CTCA Southwestern Regional Medical Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma where he specializes in mesothelioma treatment.

Pragatheeshwar Thirunavukarasu, M.D.

Dr. Thirunavukarasu
Tulsa, OK

Dr. Pragatheeshwar Thirunavukarasu

Surgical Oncologist

CTCA Southwestern Regional Medical Center

Tulsa, OK 74133
(918) 286-5000

Dr. Pragatheeshwar Thirunavukarasu is a surgical oncologist involved in mesothelioma treatment at Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Southwestern Regional Medical Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Mesothelioma patients sometimes will travel long distances to meet with top mesothelioma doctors and thoracic surgeons across the country. These experts will usually focus on a particular mesothelioma type within their practice.

Top Pleural 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
Anne Tsao, M.D.

Anne Tsao, M.D.

Director, Mesothelioma Program / Thoracic Chemo-Radiation Program Map Marker University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Find Cancer Support Services in Oklahoma

While receiving treatment, mesothelioma patients may find a need for temporary lodging, patient transport, physical therapy or counseling. We have compiled a list of these cancer support services in Oklahoma for your convenience.

Oklahoma Treatment Support Services

  • Counseling & Support Groups

    • Lifepointe Counseling services, LLC
      (Oklahoma City)
      405-300-4218
    • Ashley Hurley LLC
      (Oklahoma City)
      405-562-9326
    • Hahn Psyc Services
      (Tulsa)
      918-992-4781
  • Long-Term Housing

    • WoodSpring Suites Tulsa
      (Tulsa)
      918-392-8200
    • Isola Bella Extended Stay
      (Oklahoma City)
      405-721-2194
  • Patient Transport

    • Guardian EMS
      (Oklahoma City)
      405-635-9900
    • Medride Assisted Transportation
      (Oklahoma City)
      405-685-8267
    • Annietrans Non Emergency Transportation
      (Oklahoma City)
      405-789-7070
  • Physical Therapy

    • Physical Therapy Central of Northwest OKC
      (Oklahoma City)
      405-809-8660
    • Physical Therapy Central
      (Oklahoma City)
      405-231-5800
    • Eastern Oklahoma Orthopedic Center
      (Tulsa)
      918-494-9300

Treating Mesothelioma Can Be Expensive in Oklahoma

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: Costs listed above do 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 to determine the costs of specific procedures.

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

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