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People diagnosed with mesothelioma who live in Pennsylvania have access to a number of quality health care options. Conventional mesothelioma treatments available in Pennsylvania include surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. Beyond these conventional treatments, clinical trials may currently be recruiting pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma patients in Pennsylvania. Read more about health care options available in Pennsylvania below.


01. Statistics

Pennsylvania Mesothelioma Statistics

  • 2,779 mesothelioma deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 523 asbestosis deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 3,302 total deaths (1999 – 2015)
02. Cancer Centers

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers in Pennsylvania

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

Pennsylvania Mesothelioma Cancer Clinics

Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Philadelphia

Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA 19124
Fox Chase Cancer Center

Fox Chase Cancer Center

Philadelphia, PA 19111
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center

Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center

Philadelphia, PA 19107
Temple Lung Center

Temple Lung Center

Philadelphia, PA 19140
The Wistar Institute Cancer Center

The Wistar Institute Cancer Center

Philadelphia, PA 19104
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Pittsburgh, PA 15232
03. Doctors

Find a Mesothelioma Doctor in Pennsylvania

We have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that practice in the state of Pennsylvania. Please click on a doctor link to obtain more information about his/her background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Pennsylvania Mesothelioma Doctors

Photo of Steven M. Albelda, M.D.

Steven M. Albelda, M.D.

Vice Chief and Director of Lung Research, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Philadelphia, PA
Bio
Photo of David Bartlett, M.D.

David Bartlett, M.D.

Chair of AHN Cancer Institute
Erie, PA
Bio
Photo of Neil A. Christie, M.D.

Neil A. Christie, M.D.

Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Pittsburgh, PA
Bio
Photo of Joel D. Cooper, M.D.

Joel D. Cooper, M.D.

Thoracic Surgeon
Philadelphia, PA
Bio
Photo of Cherie P. Erkmen, M.D.

Cherie P. Erkmen, M.D.

Thoracic Surgeon and Director of Lung Cancer Screening Program
Philadelphia, PA
Bio
Photo of Larry R. Kaiser, M.D.

Larry R. Kaiser, M.D.

Thoracic Surgeon and President & CEO of Temple University Heath System
Philadelphia, PA
Bio
Photo of Dr. Giorgos C. Karakousis, M.D.

Dr. Giorgos C. Karakousis, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Bio
Photo of Rodney J. Landreneau, M.D.

Rodney J. Landreneau, M.D.

Director of Thoracic Surgery
Altoona, PA
Bio
Photo of James D. Luketich, M.D.

James D. Luketich, M.D.

Director of Thoracic Surgical Oncology and Co-Director of the Lung Cancer Center
Pittsburgh, PA
Bio
Photo of James Pingpank, M.D.

James Pingpank, M.D.

Surgical Oncologist
Pittsburgh, PA
Bio
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Sunil Singhal, M.D.

Director of the Thoracic Surgery Research Laboratory
Philadelphia, PA
Bio
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Antoinette Wozniak

Thoracic Medical Oncologist
Pittsburgh, PA
Bio

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.

04. Clinical Trials

Mesothelioma Clinical Trials in Pennsylvania

The following clinical trials are in progress or actively recruiting participants in the state of Pennsylvania:

Pembrolizumab With or Without Anetumab Ravtansine in Treating Patients With Mesothelin-Positive Pleural Mesothelioma


Conditions: Mesothelioma

Last Updated: April 3, 2021

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Birmingham, AL. Phoenix, AZ. Scottsdale, AZ. Duarte, CA. La Jolla, CA. Los Angeles, CA. Los Angeles, CA. Newport Beach, CA. Aurora, CO. Jacksonville, FL. Miami, FL. Chicago, IL. Chicago, IL. Lexington, KY. Baltimore, MD. Baltimore, MD. Boston, MA. Boston, MA. Rochester, MN. Creve Coeur, MO. Saint Louis, MO. Saint Louis, MO. Saint Peters, MO. Durham, NC. Pittsburgh, PA. Dallas, TX. Salt Lake City, UT.

Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics, and Pharmacodynamics of INCB099280 in Participants With Advanced Solid Tumors


Conditions: Carcinoma, Merkel Cell, Carcinoma, Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Squamous Cell, Small Cell Lung Carcinoma, Mesothelioma, Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma, Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Last Updated: March 25, 2021

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Boston, MA. Detroit, MI. Pittsburgh, PA. Houston, TX. Seattle, WA.

Phase 1/2 Trial of Gavo-cel (TC-210) in Patients With Advanced Mesothelin-Expressing Cancer


Conditions: Lung Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung, Mesothelioma, Cholangiocarcinoma

Last Updated: December 13, 2020

Status: Recruiting

Locations: San Francisco, CA. Bethesda, MD. New York, NY. Philadelphia, PA. Nashville, TN. Houston, TX.

A Study of SGN-CD228A in Advanced Solid Tumors


Conditions: Mesothelioma

Last Updated: December 7, 2020

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Birmingham, AL. Santa Monica, CA. Chicago, IL. Cleveland, OH. Pittsburgh, PA. Sioux Falls, SD. Houston, TX. San Antonio, TX.

Efficacy & Safety of rAd-IFN Administered With Celecoxib & Gemcitabine in Patients With Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma


Conditions: Mesothelioma

Last Updated: December 3, 2020

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Los Angeles, CA. San Francisco, CA. Tampa, FL. Kansas City, KS. Baltimore, MD. Baltimore, MD. Minneapolis, MN. Rochester, MN. New York, NY. Philadelphia, PA. Dallas, TX.

05. Support Services

Find Cancer Support Services in Pennsylvania

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 Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Treatment Support Services

  • Counseling & Support Groups

    • UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
      (Pittsburgh)
      412-647-2811
    • Crozer Keystone Health System
      (Springfield)
      800-254-3258
    • Fox Chase Cancer Center
      (Philadelphia)
      888-369-2427
    • Medical Oncology Associates
      (Kingston)
      570-288-7231
    • Abramson Cancer Center
      (Philadelphia)
      800-789-7366
  • Long-Term Housing

    • Hope Lodge
      (Hummelstown)
      800-227-2345
    • Family House
      (Pittsburgh)
      412-647-7777
    • Hosts for Hospitals
      (Philadelphia)
      484-380-2999
  • Patient Transport

    • Life Alliance
      (Philadelphia)
      215-800-1960
    • STAT Medical Transport
      (Drexel Hill)
      610-449-7828
    • Whitehall Medical Transport Services
      (Allentown)
      610-262-2403
    • R.N.R Transportation
      (Philadelphia)
      267-439-4662
  • Physical Therapy

    • Penn Medicine Cancer Rehabilitation
      (Philadelphia, West Chester, Lancaster)
      800-789-7366
    • Fox Chase Cancer Center Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
      (Philadelphia, Furlong)
      888-369-2427
    • PinnacleHealth Cancer Rehabilitation and Lymphedema Services
      (Mechanicsburg, Harrisburg)
      717-988-0601
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