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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.

Quickly diagnosing, staging and beginning a solid treatment plan gives one the best chance for improving life expectancy. We have listed top mesothelioma doctors that practice in Pennsylvania as well as the top cancer care centers in the state. A number of local cancer support services has been included as well for your convenience. 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
Photo of David Bartlett, M.D.

David Bartlett, M.D.

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

Neil A. Christie, M.D.

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

Joel D. Cooper, M.D.

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

Cherie P. Erkmen, M.D.

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

Larry R. Kaiser, M.D.

Thoracic Surgeon and President & CEO of Temple University Heath System
Philadelphia, PA
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
Photo of Rodney J. Landreneau, M.D.

Rodney J. Landreneau, M.D.

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

James Pingpank, M.D.

Surgical Oncologist
Pittsburgh, PA
Photo of Sunil Singhal, M.D.

Sunil Singhal, M.D.

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

Antoinette Wozniak

Thoracic Medical Oncologist
Pittsburgh, PA

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: June 18, 2020

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Phoenix, AZ. Scottsdale, AZ. Duarte, CA. La Jolla, CA. Los Angeles, CA. Los Angeles, CA. Newport Beach, CA. Aurora, CO. Jacksonville, 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.

Phase 1/2 Trial of TC-210 T Cells in Patients With Advanced Mesothelin-Expressing Cancer


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

Last Updated: May 21, 2020

Status: Recruiting

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

A Study of XmAb®20717 in Subjects With Selected Advanced Solid Tumors


Conditions: Carcinoma, Melanoma, Carcinoma, Squamous Cell, Uterine Cervical Neoplasms, Mesothelioma, Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma, Breast Neoplasms, Cholangiocarcinoma, Lung Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Basal Cell, Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck, Endometrial Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung, Colorectal Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Neuroendocrine, Thymoma, Small Cell Lung Carcinoma, Anus Neoplasms, Vulvar Neoplasms

Last Updated: May 12, 2020

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Los Angeles, CA. Los Angeles, CA. San Diego, CA. San Francisco, CA. Atlanta, GA. Chicago, IL. Fairway, KS. Detroit, MI. New York, NY. New York, NY. Portland, OR. Philadelphia, PA. Pittsburgh, PA. Houston, TX. Salt Lake City, UT. Charlottesville, VA. Seattle, WA.

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


Conditions: Mesothelioma

Last Updated: April 27, 2020

Status: Recruiting

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

Phase 1/2 Study Exploring the Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy of INCAGN01876 Combined With Immune Therapies in Advanced or Metastatic Malignancies


Conditions: Neoplasms

Last Updated: February 19, 2020

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Los Angeles, CA. Gainesville, FL. Detroit, MI. Saint Louis, MO. Hackensack, NJ. New York, NY. Chapel Hill, NC. Oklahoma City, OK. Portland, OR. Portland, OR. Philadelphia, PA. Pittsburgh, PA. Nashville, TN. Dallas, TX. Houston, TX. Seattle, WA.

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
Other Resources for Mesothelioma Patients in Pennsylvania

Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma in Pennsylvania

Legal Options in Pennsylvania

Find Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure Sites Near You

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Linda Molinari Editor in Chief

Linda Molinari has more than 15 years of experience as a writer and advocate for mesothelioma patients and a ban on asbestos.


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Jennifer Lucarelli is a partner at the law firm of Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney & Meisenkothen, specializing in asbestos litigation.


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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.

Quickly diagnosing, staging and beginning a solid treatment plan gives one the best chance for improving life expectancy. We have listed top mesothelioma doctors that practice in Pennsylvania as well as the top cancer care centers in the state. A number of local cancer support services has been included as well for your convenience. Read more about health care options available in Pennsylvania below.

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