Pennsylvania Mesothelioma Doctors, Cancer Centers and Treatment
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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Find a Mesothelioma Cancer Center in Pennsylvania
Quality cancer treament 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.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Philadelphia is a leading mesothelioma cancer center where some of the best doctors in the country provide quality cancer treatment for patients.
Fox Chase Cancer Center is a leading mesothelioma cancer center where some of the best doctors in the country provide quality cancer treatment for patients.
The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center (UPenn) Abramson Cancer Center in partnership with the Penn Lung Center offers some of the best mesothelioma cancer treatment in the country.
The Penn Presbyterian Medical Center located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is a leading lung cancer and mesothelioma treatment facility in the country.
Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University is a leading mesothelioma cancer center where some of the best doctors in the country provide quality cancer treatment for patients.
The Temple University Hospital Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA, is home to a specialty lung center where mesothelioma and other serious lung diseases are treated.
Wistar Institute Cancer Center ranks among the best cancer centers in the country with top mesothelioma doctors who provide state of the art cancer treatment for patients.
UPMC Hillman Cancer Centerin Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania specializes in mesothelioma treatment for both pleural mesothelioma and peritoneal mesothelioma.
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.
Director, Thoracic Surgery
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Altoona
Cardiothoracic Surgery Department
Altoona, PA 16601
Dr. Rodney J. Landreneau practices at The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center where he specializes in the treatment of thoracic diseases such as pleural mesothelioma.
Director, Thoracic Surgery Research Laboratory
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Penn Thoracic Surgery Perelman
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Dr. Sunil Singhal is a thoracic surgeon who specializes in lung cancer and other cancers, including mesothelioma, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Steven Albelda has worked on clinical research programs at the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center studying the effect of immune-gene therapies on thoracic malignancies such as mesothelioma.
Dr. Joel Cooper is Chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA specializing in general thoracic surgery and treating mesothelioma.
Dr. Cherie P. Erkmen, thoracic surgeon in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, specializes in the treatment of mesothelioma and other pleural diseases.
Dr. Larry Kaiser is a cardiothoracic surgeon at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania specializing in the treatment of mesothelioma cancer.
Dr. David Bartlett practices at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center where he specializes in treating peritoneal mesothelioma and other diseases affecting the abdominal cavity.
Dr. Neil Christie is a thoracic surgeon at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center where he focuses on minimally invasive procedures for patients suffering with lung cancer and mesothelioma.
Dr. James Luketich practices at The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center where he specializes in treating pleural mesothelioma and other thoracic diseases.
Dr. James Pingpank is a surgical oncologist at The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center specializing in the treatment of peritoneal mesothelioma and other diseases affecting the abdomen.
Dr. Antoinette Wozniak is a medical oncologist at the Hillman Cancer Center in Pittsburgh, PA. There she leads the Hillman Cancer Center's Lung Cancer Disease team.
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.
Mesothelioma Clinical Trials in Pennsylvania
The following clinical trials are in progress or actively recruiting participants in the state of Pennsylvania:
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Atezolizumab, Pemetrexed Disodium, Cisplatin, and Surgery With or Without Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With Stage I-III Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma
Conditions: Biphasic Mesothelioma; Epithelioid Mesothelioma; Stage I Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma AJCC v7; Stage IA Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma AJCC v7; Stage IB Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma AJCC v7; Stage II Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma AJCC v7; Stage III Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma AJCC v7 Last Updated: July 4, 2019 Status: Recruiting Locations: Pittsburgh, PA. Phoenix, AZ. Scottsdale, AZ. Hot Springs, AR. Arroyo Grande, CA. Duarte, CA. Sacramento, CA. Colorado Springs, CO. Denver, CO. Durango, CO.
Randomized, Double-blind Study Comparing Tremelimumab to Placebo in Subjects With Unresectable Malignant Mesothelioma
Conditions: Unresectable Pleural or Peritoneal Malignant Mesothelioma Last Updated: July 2, 2019 Status: Active, not recruiting Locations: Philadelphia, PA. Scottsdale, AZ. La Jolla, CA. Los Angeles, CA. San Francisco, CA. Santa Monica, CA. New Haven, CT. Newark, DE. Tampa, FL. Augusta, GA.
Study of Nivolumab Combined With Ipilimumab Versus Pemetrexed and Cisplatin or Carboplatin as First Line Therapy in Unresectable Pleural Mesothelioma Patients
Conditions: Mesothelioma Last Updated: July 1, 2019 Status: Active, not recruiting Locations: Jefferson Hills, PA. Philadelphia, PA. San Francisco, CA. New Haven, CT. Tampa, FL. Chicago, IL. Baltimore, MD. Detroit, MI. Grand Rapids, MI. Rochester, MN.
Phase 1/2 Study Exploring the Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy of INCAGN01876 Combined With Immune Therapies in Advanced or Metastatic Malignancies
Conditions: Advanced Malignancies; Metastatic Cancer Last Updated: June 19, 2019 Status: Recruiting Locations: Philadelphia, PA. Pittsburgh, PA. Los Angeles, CA. Gainesville, FL. Detroit, MI. Saint Louis, MO. Hackensack, NJ. New York, NY. Chapel Hill, NC. Oklahoma City, OK.
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
Crozer Keystone Health System
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Medical Oncology Associates
Abramson Cancer Center
- UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Hosts for Hospitals
- Hope Lodge
- Life Alliance
STAT Medical Transport
Whitehall Medical Transport Services
- STAT Medical Transport
Penn Medicine Cancer Rehabilitation
(Philadelphia, West Chester, Lancaster)
Fox Chase Cancer Center Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
PinnacleHealth Cancer Rehabilitation and Lymphedema Services
- Penn Medicine Cancer Rehabilitation