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Rhode Island Mesothelioma Doctors, Cancer Centers and Treatment

Rhode Island

Mesothelioma patients who live in Rhode Island have access to quality mesothelioma treatment in state. Conventional mesothelioma treatment available in Rhode Island include surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Additionally, clinical trials may currently be recruiting pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma patients in Rhode Island.

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

Rhode Island Mesothelioma Statistics
  • 192

    Mesothelioma Deaths, 1999 - 2015

  • 45

    Asbestosis Deaths, 1999 - 2015

  • 237

    Total Deaths, 1999 - 2015

Top Rhode Island Mesothelioma Cancer Centers

The following mesothelioma cancer centers are located in the state of Rhode Island. These cancer centers are equipped to deliver quality mesothelioma treatment. Click on a specific cancer center link to get more in depth information.

Lifespan Cancer Institute, Rhode Island Hospital

Lifespan Cancer Institute, Rhode Island Hospital

Providence, RI

Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island provides treatment for mesothelioma and other types of cancer.

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Find a Mesothelioma Doctor in Rhode Island

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

Jack A. Elias, MD

Dr. Elias
Providence, RI

Dr. Jack A. Elias

Dean of Medicine and Biological Sciences & Senior Vice President for Health Affairs

Brown University

Providence, RI 02912

Dr. Jack A. Elias is Dean of Medicine and Biological Sciences at Brown University in Rhode Island and specializes in pulmonary disease.

John A. Pella, MD

Dr. Pella
Cranston, RI

Dr. John A. Pella


John A. Pella Ltd.

Cranston, RI 02920

Dr. John Pella is a Pulmonologist in Cranston, Rhode Island and specializes in treating mesothelioma and other lung diseases.

Sundaresan T. Sambandan, MD

Dr. Sambandam
Cranston, RI

Dr. Sundaresan T. Sambandam

Medical Oncologist

Hematology and Oncology Associates of Rhode Island

Cranston, RI 02920

Dr. Sundaresan T. Sambandam is an oncologist with specialties in internal medicine and hematology with offices in Rhode Island.

Anthony F. Testa, MD

Dr. Testa
Johnston, RI

Dr. Anthony F. Testa


Fatima Hospital

Johnston, RI 02919

Dr. Anthony Testa is a hematologist and mesothelioma cancer researcher and is affiliated with several hospitals in Rhode Island including Our Lady of Fatima Hospital.

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Occasionally, mesothelioma patients will travel to other states to meet with top mesothelioma doctors and thoracic surgeons across the country. These experts will usually concentrate on a particular mesothelioma type within their practice.

Top Mesothelioma Doctors in the Country
James Pingpank, MD

James Pingpank, MD

Surgical Oncologist Map Marker UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
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Raphael Bueno, MD

Raphael Bueno, MD

Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery & Director, International Mesothelioma Program Map Marker Brigham and Women’s Hospital
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Cancer Support Services in Rhode Island

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 Rhode Island.

Rhode Island Treatment Support Services

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