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HomeMesothelioma in the U.S.PennsylvaniaPennsylvania Mesothelioma 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.

Pennsylvania Mesothelioma Statistics

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

Find a Mesothelioma Cancer Center 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

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.

Director of Multidisciplinary Disease Site Clinical and Research Programs for UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Pittsburgh, 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 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.

Mesothelioma Clinical Trials in Pennsylvania

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

Atezolizumab, Pemetrexed Disodium, Cisplatin, and Surgery With or Without Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With Stage I-III Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma


Conditions: Mesothelioma, Lung Neoplasms

Last Updated: September 18, 2019

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Phoenix, AZ. Scottsdale, AZ. Hot Springs, AR. Arroyo Grande, CA. Duarte, CA. Sacramento, CA. Colorado Springs, CO. Colorado Springs, CO. Denver, CO. Durango, CO. Durango, CO. Golden, CO. Lakewood, CO. Lakewood, CO. Littleton, CO. Longmont, CO. Longmont, CO. Parker, CO. Parker, CO. Pueblo, CO. Pueblo, CO. Thornton, CO. Jacksonville, FL. Boise, ID. Caldwell, ID. Coeur d'Alene, ID. Meridian, ID. Post Falls, ID. Sandpoint, ID. Aurora, IL. Bloomington, IL. Canton, IL. Carbondale, IL. Carterville, IL. Carthage, IL. Centralia, IL. Danville, IL. Decatur, IL. Decatur, IL. Effingham, IL. Effingham, IL. Eureka, IL. Galesburg, IL. Galesburg, IL. Kewanee, IL. Macomb, IL. Mattoon, IL. Ottawa, IL. Pekin, IL. Pekin, IL. Peoria, IL. Peoria, IL. Peoria, IL. Peoria, IL. Peru, IL. Peru, IL. Princeton, IL. Springfield, IL. Springfield, IL. Springfield, IL. Swansea, IL. Swansea, IL. Urbana, IL. Urbana, IL. Yorkville, IL. Ames, IA. Ames, IA. Boone, IA. Clive, IA. Clive, IA. Council Bluffs, IA. Creston, IA. Des Moines, IA. Des Moines, IA. Fort Dodge, IA. Jefferson, IA. Marshalltown, IA. West Des Moines, IA. Lawrence, KS. Wichita, KS. Wichita, KS. Wichita, KS. Bardstown, KY. Corbin, KY. Lexington, KY. Lexington, KY. London, KY. Louisville, KY. Louisville, KY. Louisville, KY. Shepherdsville, KY. New Orleans, LA. Brownstown, MI. Clinton Township, MI. Detroit, MI. Jackson, MI. West Bloomfield, MI. Rochester, MN. Bonne Terre, MO. Cape Girardeau, MO. Cape Girardeau, MO. Jefferson City, MO. Saint Louis, MO. Sainte Genevieve, MO. Sullivan, MO. Sunset Hills, MO. Anaconda, MT. Billings, MT. Bozeman, MT. Great Falls, MT. Great Falls, MT. Helena, MT. Kalispell, MT. Missoula, MT. Grand Island, NE. Kearney, NE. Kearney, NE. Lincoln, NE. Omaha, NE. Omaha, NE. Omaha, NE. Omaha, NE. Omaha, NE. Papillion, NE. Henderson, NV. Henderson, NV. Las Vegas, NV. Las Vegas, NV. Las Vegas, NV. Las Vegas, NV. Las Vegas, NV. Las Vegas, NV. Las Vegas, NV. Las Vegas, NV. Las Vegas, NV. Las Vegas, NV. Las Vegas, NV. Reno, NV. Reno, NV. Reno, NV. Cincinnati, OH. Cincinnati, OH. Cincinnati, OH. Cincinnati, OH. Lawton, OK. Oklahoma City, OK. Pittsburgh, PA. Charleston, SC. Chattanooga, TN. Hixson, TN. Ooltewah, TN. Bryan, TX. Dallas, TX. Houston, TX. Houston, TX. Houston, TX. Nassau Bay, TX. Sugar Land, TX. The Woodlands, TX. Charlottesville, VA. Bremerton, WA. Bremerton, WA. Burien, WA. Enumclaw, WA. Federal Way, WA. Lakewood, WA. Poulsbo, WA. Renton, WA. Seattle, WA. Seattle, WA. Seattle, WA. Tacoma, WA. Tacoma, WA. Cody, WY. Sheridan, WY.

Methoxyamine, Cisplatin, and Pemetrexed Disodium in Treating Patients With Advanced Solid Tumors or Mesothelioma That Cannot Be Removed by Surgery or Mesothelioma That Is Refractory to Pemetrexed Disodium and Cisplatin or Carboplatin


Conditions: Mesothelioma, Lung Neoplasms, Neoplasms

Last Updated: September 12, 2019

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Duarte, CA. Los Angeles, CA. Los Angeles, CA. Pasadena, CA. Sacramento, CA. Aurora, CO. Baltimore, MD. Ann Arbor, MI. Rochester, MN. Columbus, OH. Pittsburgh, PA. Nashville, TN. Nashville, TN. Madison, WI.

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


Conditions: Mesothelioma

Last Updated: September 9, 2019

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Phoenix, AZ. Scottsdale, AZ. Duarte, CA. La Jolla, CA. Los Angeles, CA. Aurora, CO. Jacksonville, FL. Lexington, KY. Baltimore, MD. Baltimore, MD. Boston, MA. Rochester, MN. Creve Coeur, MO. Saint Louis, MO. Saint Louis, MO. Saint Peters, MO. Durham, NC. Pittsburgh, PA. Dallas, TX.

Integrated Cancer Repository for Cancer Research


Conditions: Multiple Myeloma, Pancreatic Neoplasms, Esophageal Neoplasms, Endometrial Neoplasms, Thyroid Neoplasms, Mesothelioma, Neuroendocrine Tumors, Salivary Gland Neoplasms, Anus Neoplasms, Gallbladder Neoplasms, Bile Duct Neoplasms, Oropharyngeal Neoplasms, Urethral Neoplasms, Nasopharyngeal Neoplasms, Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma, Vaginal Neoplasms, Laryngeal Neoplasms, Mouth Neoplasms, Adenomatous Polyposis Coli, Testicular Neoplasms, Colorectal Neoplasms, Hereditary Nonpolyposis, Intestinal Neoplasms, Hypopharyngeal Neoplasms, Penile Neoplasms, Ureteral Neoplasms, Peritoneal Neoplasms, Neoplasms, Plasma Cell, Paranasal Sinus Neoplasms, Duodenal Neoplasms, Neoplasms, Unknown Primary, Lip Neoplasms, Thymus Neoplasms, Paraproteinemias, Neoplasms

Last Updated: August 30, 2019

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Colorado Springs, CO. Denver, CO. Lakewood, CO. Parker, CO. Pueblo, CO. Daytona Beach, FL. Daytona Beach, FL. DeLand, FL. Orange City, FL. Palm Coast, FL. Aurora, IL. Moline, IL. Yorkville, IL. Fort Wayne, IN. Indianapolis, IN. Indianapolis, IN. Indianapolis, IN. Kokomo, IN. Council Bluffs, IA. Davenport, IA. Davenport, IA. Spencer, IA. Waterloo, IA. Overland Park, KS. New Orleans, LA. Lewiston, ME. Hagerstown, MD. Randallstown, MD. Westminster, MD. Holyoke, MA. Plymouth, MA. Ann Arbor, MI. Aitkin, MN. Brainerd, MN. Duluth, MN. Duluth, MN. Marshall, MN. Joplin, MO. Kansas City, MO. Kansas City, MO. Kansas City, MO. Liberty, MO. Saint Joseph, MO. Kalispell, MT. Missoula, MT. Missoula, MT. Hastings, NE. Norfolk, NE. North Platte, NE. O'Neill, NE. Omaha, NE. Omaha, NE. Omaha, NE. Scottsbluff, NE. Albany, NY. Glens Falls, NY. Utica, NY. Fayetteville, NC. Fargo, ND. Minot, ND. Pittsburgh, PA. Aberdeen, SD. Mitchell, SD. Sioux Falls, SD. Sioux Falls, SD. Yankton, SD. Rutland, VT. Appleton, WI. Brookfield, WI. Franklin, WI. Mequon, WI. Milwaukee, WI. Oshkosh, WI. Racine, WI. Wauwatosa, WI.

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: June 19, 2019

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.

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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