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HomeMesothelioma in the U.S.VirginiaVirginia Mesothelioma Treatment

People diagnosed with mesothelioma who live in Virginia have access to a number of quality health care options. Conventional mesothelioma treatments available in Virginia include surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. Beyond these conventional treatments, clinical trials may currently be recruiting pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma patients in Virginia.

We have listed top mesothelioma doctors that practice in Virginia as well as the top cancer care centers in the state. A number of local cancer support services have been included as well for your convenience. Read more about health care options available in Virginia below.

Virginia Mesothelioma Statistics

  • 1,248 mesothelioma deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 277 asbestosis deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 1,525 total deaths (1999 – 2015)

Top Virginia Mesothelioma Cancer Centers

We have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers in Virginia. Please click on a cancer center link for more information about the clinical programs offered, affiliated mesothelioma doctors and how to contact the cancer center.

Virginia Mesothelioma Cancer Clinics

University of Virginia Health System

University of Virginia Health System

Charlottesville, VA 22903
Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA 23298
Virginia Oncology Associates

Virginia Oncology Associates

Norfolk, VA 23502

Find a Mesothelioma Doctor in Virginia

If you need help getting an accurate diagnosis or developing a treatment plan, the following mesothelioma doctors and oncologists in Virginia have the expertise to assist you. More detailed information about each doctor is available by clicking on the doctor’s name. Details about their background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, office locations and contact information is provided.

Virginia Mesothelioma Doctors

Photo of Ryan Gentzler, M.D.

Ryan Gentzler, M.D.

Medical Oncologist
Charlottesville, VA
Photo of Christine L. Lau, M.D.

Christine L. Lau, M.D.

Thoracic Surgeon
Charlottesville, VA

Occasionally, 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.

Mesothelioma Clinical Trials in Virginia

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

A Study of the Safety, Tolerability and Pharmacokinetics of ABBV-368 as a Single Agent and Combination in Subjects With Locally Advanced or Metastatic Solid Tumors

Conditions: Neoplasms

Last Updated: June 6, 2019

Status: Recruiting

Locations: La Jolla, CA. Sacramento, CA. Stanford, CA. New Haven, CT. Huntersville, NC. Greenville, SC. Dallas, TX. San Antonio, TX. Fairfax, VA.

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

Conditions: Carcinoma, Melanoma, Carcinoma, Squamous Cell, Adenocarcinoma, Carcinoma, Hepatocellular, Uterine Cervical Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Renal Cell, Mesothelioma, Breast Neoplasms, Lung Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Transitional Cell, Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck, Endometrial Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung, Colorectal Neoplasms, Esophageal Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Neuroendocrine, Small Cell Lung Carcinoma, Anus Neoplasms

Last Updated: April 29, 2019

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. Houston, TX. Charlottesville, VA. Seattle, WA.

A Study of ABBV-181 in Participants With Advanced Solid Tumors


Last Updated: March 13, 2019

Status: Recruiting

Locations: La Jolla, CA. Chicago, IL. Huntersville, NC. San Antonio, TX. Fairfax, VA.

Safety Study of MGD009 in B7-H3-expressing Tumors

Conditions: Carcinoma, Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung, Carcinoma, Squamous Cell, Pancreatic Neoplasms, Urinary Bladder Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Renal Cell, Sarcoma, Thyroid Neoplasms, Mesothelioma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck

Last Updated: March 5, 2019

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Los Angeles, CA. Palo Alto, CA. San Francisco, CA. Boston, MA. Boston, MA. New York, NY. New York, NY. Huntersville, NC. Philadelphia, PA. Nashville, TN. Dallas, TX. San Antonio, TX. Fairfax, VA.

Find Cancer Support Services in Virginia

While receiving treatment, mesothelioma patients may find a need for temporary lodging, patient transport, physical therapy or counseling. We have compiled a list of these cancer support services in Virginia for your convenience.

Virginia Treatment Support Services

  • Counseling & Support Groups

    • Inova – Virginia Beach


    • Inova – Falls Church
      (Falls Church)


    • University of Virginia


    • Riverside Cancer Care Center
      (Newport News)


    • Inova – Fair Oaks


    • Inova – Loudon


    • Valley Health


  • Long-Term Housing

    • University of Virginia Hospitality Housing



    • University of Virginia Hospitality Housing



  • Patient Transport

    • Priority Patient Transport



    • Carilion Clinic



    • Delta Medical Transport



    • LogistiCare



    • Valley Medical Transport



  • Physical Therapy

    • Oncology Rehab and Wellness



    • Jackson Clinics Physical Therapy



    • VCU Massey Cancer Center



Other Resources for Mesothelioma Patients in Virginia

Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma in Virginia

Legal Options in Virginia

Find Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure Sites Near You

Find Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure Sites Near You

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