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Mesothelioma patients who live in Rhode Island have access to quality mesothelioma treatment in the 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)
  • 327 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.

Rhode Island Mesothelioma Cancer Clinics

Lifespan Cancer Institute, Rhode Island Hospital

Lifespan Cancer Institute, Rhode Island Hospital

Providence, RI 02903

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.

Rhode Island Mesothelioma Doctors

Photo of Jack A. Elias, M.D.

Jack A. Elias, M.D.

Dean of Medicine and Biological Sciences & Senior Vice President for Health Affairs
Providence, RI
Photo of John Pella, M.D.

John Pella, M.D.

Pulmonologist
Cranston, RI
Photo of Sundaresan T. Sambandam, M.D.

Sundaresan T. Sambandam, M.D.

Oncologist
Cranston, RI
Photo of Anthony Testa, M.D.

Anthony Testa, M.D.

Hematologist & Oncologist
Johnston, RI

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.

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

  • Counseling & Support Groups

    • Care New England Wellness Center
      (Warwick)
      401-732-3066
    • South County Health
      (Wakefield)
      401-782-8000
    • Memorial Hospital
      (Pawtucket)
      401-729-2700
  • Long-Term Housing

    • Alliance for Better Long Term Care
      (Warwick)
      401-785-3340
    • Extended Stay America Hotels Warwick
      (Warwick)
      401-732-2547
  • Patient Transport

    • Accu Tran Ambulance Service
      (East Providence)
      401-490-0446
    • Lifestar Medical Transportation
      (Pawtucket, Smithfield)
      401-572-3300
    • Med Tech Ambulance Service
      (Pawtucket)
      401-726-2000
  • Physical Therapy

    • Rhode Island Hospital, The Comprehensive Cancer Center
      (Providence)
      401-444-4000
    • Roger Williams Cancer Center
      (Providence)
      401-456-2077
    • Kent Hospital
      (East Greenwich)
      401-886-4650
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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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