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Washington, D.C. Mesothelioma Doctors, Cancer Centers and Treatment

Washington, D.C.

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

We provide a list of top mesothelioma doctors that practice in Washington, D.C. 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 to you in Washington, D.C. here.

District of Columbia Mesothelioma Statistics
  • 34

    Mesothelioma Deaths, 1999 - 2015

  • N/A

    Asbestosis Deaths, 1999 - 2015

  • 34

    Total Deaths, 1999 - 2015

Find a Mesothelioma Cancer Center in Washington, D.C.

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

Lombardi Cancer Research Center

Lombardi Cancer Research Center

Washington, DC

Lombardi Cancer Research Center is among the best mesothelioma cancer centers in the nation with top doctors providing state of the art cancer treatment for patients.

Washington Cancer Institute

Washington Cancer Institute

Washington, DC

The Washington Cancer Institute at the Washington Hospital Center is home to the practice of Dr. Paul Sugarbaker, a doctor specializing in treating peritoneal mesothelioma.

National Cancer Institute

National Cancer Institute

Bethesda, MD

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is located in Bethesda, Maryland and is the country’s top cancer research organization for all types of cancer including mesothelioma.

University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center

University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center

Baltimore, MD

The thoracic oncology program at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center in Baltimore specializes in treating mesothelioma and asbestos-related diseases.

Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins

Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins

Baltimore, MD

The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, Maryland is a top medical and research facility offering leading edge medical treatment for mesothelioma cancer.

Helen F. Graham Cancer Center

Helen F. Graham Cancer Center

Newark, DE

The Helen F. Graham Cancer Center in Newark, Delaware is home to the Thoracic, Esophageal, and Lung Cancer Multidisciplinary Center specializing in mesothelioma treatment.

Massey Cancer Center

Massey Cancer Center

Richmond, VA

Massey Cancer Center is a top cancer center where leading mesothelioma doctors use the latest mesothelioma treatment protocols to help their cancer patients.

University of Virginia Cancer Center

University of Virginia Cancer Center

Charlottesville, VA

The University of Virginia Cancer Center located in Charlottesville, Virginia specializes in treatment for malignant mesothelioma and other diseases affecting the lungs.

Find a Mesothelioma Doctor in Washington, D.C.

We have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that practice in the state of Washington, D.C.. Please click on a doctor link to obtain more information about his/her background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Arthur N. Mcunu, Jr., M.D.

Dr. Mcunu
Washington, DC

Dr. Arthur N. Mcunu, Jr.

Director of Cardiac Services

Howard University Hospital
Washington, DC 20060
(202) 865-6100

Dr. Arthur N. Mcunu, Jr. is Director of Cardiac Services at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C. specializing in thoracic surgery to treat mesothelioma and other lung and chest diseases.

Paul H. Sugarbaker, M.D.

Dr. Sugarbaker
Washington, DC

Dr. Paul H. Sugarbaker

Gastrointestinal Surgical Oncologist

Washington Cancer Institute

Washington, DC 20010
(202) 877-3908

Dr. Paul Sugarbaker, Director of Surgical Oncology at the Washington Cancer Institute specializes in the treatment of peritoneal mesothelioma by using a combination of surgery and chemotherapy.

Raffit Hassan, M.D.

Dr. Hassan
Bethesda, MD

Dr. Raffit Hassan

Medical Oncologist

National Cancer Institute

Bethesda, MD 20892
(301) 451-8742

Dr. Raffit Hassan is a medical oncologist who specializes in researching new treatment options for patients diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma. Get in touch for a second opinion.

Joseph S. Friedberg, M.D.

Dr. Friedberg
Baltimore, MD

Dr. Joseph S. Friedberg

Head, Division of Thoracic Surgery

University of Maryland School of Medicine

GREENE 5th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 328-6366

Dr. Joseph Friedberg is head of the Division of Thoracic Surgery at University of Maryland School of Medicine where he specializes in research and treatment of mesothelioma.

Petr F. Hausner, M.D.

Dr. Hausner
Baltimore, MD

Dr. Petr F. Hausner

Medical Oncologist

University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center

University of Maryland Medical Center
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 328-2567

Dr. Petr F. Hausner is a medical oncologist at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center located in Baltimore, Maryland and specializes in treating mesothelioma.

H. Richard Alexander, Jr., M.D.

Dr. Alexander
Baltimore, MD

Dr. H. Richard Alexander, Jr.

Surgical Oncologist

University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center

University of Maryland Medical Center
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 328-7320

Dr. H. Richard Alexander, Jr. is a world-renowned surgical oncologist and researcher.

Stephen C. Yang, M.D.

Dr. Yang
Baltimore, MD

Dr. Stephen C. Yang

Professor, Surgery and Oncology

Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins

Baltimore, MD 21287
(410) 614-3891

Dr. Stephen C. Yang is an Associate Professor of Surgery and Oncology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine specializing in mesothelioma research.

Charles R. Mulligan, Jr., M.D.

Dr. Mulligan
Newark, DE

Dr. Charles R. Mulligan, Jr.

Thoracic Surgeon

Helen F. Graham Cancer Center

Newark, DE 19713
(302) 623-4530

Dr. Charles R. Mulligan, Jr. is chief of thoracic surgery at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center on the campus of Christiana Hospital in Newark, Delaware where he specializes in the treatment of both malignant and non-malignant diseases relative to the lungs, mediastinum, chest wall, esophagus, thymus, and diaphragm.

Gregory A. Masters, M.D.

Dr. Masters
Newark, DE

Dr. Gregory A. Masters

Medical Oncologist

Helen F. Graham Cancer Center

Medical Oncology Hematology Consultants
Newark, DE 19713
(302) 366-1200

Dr. Gregory A. Masters is a medical oncologist at Christiana Care Health System’s Helen F. Graham Cancer Center located in Newark, Delaware. He specializes in the treatment of lung cancer.

James M. Isbell, M.D.

Dr. Isbell
Charlottesville, VA

Dr. James M. Isbell

Thoracic Surgeon

University of Virginia Cancer Center

Cardiac Surgery Clinic
Charlottesville, VA 22908
(434) 243-6443

Dr. James M. Isbell is a thoracic surgeon at the University of Virginia Cancer Center in Charlottesville, Virginia where he specializes in treating malignant mesothelioma.

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 Pleural Mesothelioma Doctors in the Country
Anne Tsao, M.D.

Anne Tsao, M.D.

Director, Mesothelioma Program / Thoracic Chemo-Radiation Program Map Marker University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Raphael Bueno, M.D.

Raphael Bueno, M.D.

Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery; Vice Chair of Surgery for Cancer and Translational Research Map Marker Brigham and Women's Hospital

Washington, D.C. Cancer Support Services

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 Washington, D.C. for your convenience.

Washington, D.C. Treatment Support Services

  • Counseling & Support Groups

    • Inova - Virginia Beach
      (Alexandria)
      703-206-5433
      Distance: 7.5 miles
    • Inova - Falls Church
      (Falls Church)
      703-206-5433
      Distance: 8.7 miles
    • Inova - Fair Oaks
      (Fairfax)
      703-206-5433
      Distance: 18.3 miles
    • Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish
      (Crofton)
      410-721-5770
      Distance: 20.6 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better, Baltimore Washington Medical Center
      (Glen Burnie)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 28.2 miles
    • Inova - Loudon
      (Leesburg)
      703-858-6000
      Distance: 31.8 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better, Saint Agnes Hospital
      (Baltimore)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 32.4 miles
    • American Cancer Society - Saint Agnes Hospital
      (Baltimore)
      888-227-6333
      Distance: 32.4 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better, Onsite Registration - Northwest Hospital Center
      (Randallstown)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 35.3 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better, American Cancer Society Baltimore Hope Lodge
      (Baltimore)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 35.4 miles
    • American Cancer Society - Mercy Medical Center Institute for Cancer Care
      (Baltimore)
      888-227-6333
      Distance: 36.0 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better, Mercy Medical Center
      (Baltimore)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 36.0 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better, Sinai Hospital
      (Baltimore)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 36.3 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better, The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
      (Baltimore)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 37.8 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better, Cancer Institute at Saint Joseph Medical Center
      (Towson)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 41.2 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better, Greater Baltimore Medical Center
      (Towson)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 41.2 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better, Hopewell Cancer Support
      (Lutherville Timonium)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 43.1 miles
    • American Cancer Society - Baltimore (MD) Office
      (Baltimore)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 45.9 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better, Upper Chesapeake Health System Inc
      (Bel Air)
      800-515-0044
      Distance: 57.6 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better, Medstar Health Cancer Center at Bel Air
      (Bel Air)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 60.1 miles
    • WV University Healthcare
      (Martinsburg)
      304-264-1000
      Distance: 63.4 miles
    • Valley Health
      (Winchester)
      540-536-8000
      Distance: 74.5 miles
    • Cancer Support Community Delaware
      (Dover)
      302-734-0898
      Distance: 78.9 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better, Union Hospital Cancer Resource Center
      (Elkton)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 80.0 miles
    • Love in the Name of Christ
      (Bear)
      302-221-5683
      Distance: 86.2 miles
    • Cancer Support Community Delaware
      (Wilmington)
      302-995-2850
      Distance: 98.2 miles
    • Christina Care Health System
      (Wilmington)
      800-693-CARE
      Distance: 99.0 miles
  • Long-Term Housing

    • American Cancer Society -Hope Lodge - Baltimore
      (Baltimore)
      410-547-2522
      Distance: 35.4 miles
    • Pettinaro Residential Housing
      (Wilmington)
      302-999-0708
      Distance: 94.6 miles
    • Hope Lodge
      (Hummelstown)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 97.8 miles
  • Patient Transport

    • Road to Recovery, American Cancer Society - Maryland
      (Laurel)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 18.7 miles
    • Southwest Airlines Medical Transportation Grant Program, Johns Hopkins Hospital
      (Baltimore)
      410-955-2585
      Distance: 35.6 miles
    • Southwest Airlines Medical Transportation Grant Program, Mercy Medical Center
      (Baltimore)
      410-332-9000
      Distance: 36.0 miles
    • MTA Mobility Paratransit
      (Baltimore)
      410-764-8181
      Distance: 36.0 miles
    • Valley Medical Transport
      (Winchester)
      540-536-8000
      Distance: 63.6 miles
    • Jean Birch Senior Center
      (Middletown)
      302-378-4758
      Distance: 83.4 miles
    • Primecare Medical Transport
      (Milford)
      302-422-0900
      Distance: 90.0 miles
    • Generations Home Care
      (New Castle)
      302-276-1466
      Distance: 93.0 miles
    • Delta Medical Transport
      (Richmond)
      804-755-7774
      Distance: 93.7 miles
  • Physical Therapy

    • Oncology Rehab and Wellness
      (Ashburn)
      703-789-0367
      Distance: 25.9 miles
    • Jackson Clinics Physical Therapy
      (Middleburg)
      540-687-8181
      Distance: 38.3 miles
    • Pivot Physical Therapy
      (Shepherdstown)
      304-876-8600
      Distance: 56.3 miles
    • Bayhealth
      (Dover)
      302-674-4700
      Distance: 84.8 miles
    • University of Delaware Physical Therapy Clinic
      (Newark)
      302-831-8893
      Distance: 89.2 miles
    • VCU Massey Cancer Center
      (Richmond)
      804-828-0450
      Distance: 95.8 miles
    • Atlantic Physical Therapy
      (Millsboro)
      302-934-0304
      Distance: 99.1 miles

Financial Assistance for Mesothelioma Treatment

Mesothelioma treatment is expensive. All of the different treatment related costs can add up quickly. On top of that, many people may need to take time off work or stop working altogether to deal with their cancer diagnosis.

The table below provides cost estimates for some of the procedures commonly used in diagnosing and treating mesothelioma.

Common Costs Associated with Treating Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma Diagnosis & Treatment Costs Approximate Cost Range
Diagnostic Imaging (CT, PET, MRI) $800 – $1,600 per scan
Needle Biopsy $500 – $700
Thoracoscopy or Pleuroscopy (lungs) or Laparoscopy (abdomen) $3,600 – $5,000
Thoracotomy (lungs) or Laparotomy (abdomen) $7,800 – $7,900
Surgery – Lobectomy/Pneumonectomy (removal of part or all of a lung) $13,000 – $17,000
Radiation $7,000 – $12,000
Chemotherapy – Pemetrexed (Alimta®) $37,000 – $50,000
Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) $700 – $1,000

NOTE: Costs noted above do not take insurance payments or reimbursements into account. These cost estimates are estimated using data from the FAIR Health Consumer Cost Lookup tool, Healthcare Bluebook, and other sources.

Filing a Claim for Asbestos Exposure

Don’t lose your right to file a claim! If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in Washington, D.C., you may be eligible for financial assistance.

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