Mesothelioma Cancer Centers
The Edward-Elmhurst Health Multidisciplinary Thoracic Oncology Clinic offers compassionate treatment for mesothelioma patients. The clinic in Naperville, Illinois uses cutting-edge treatments to provide patients with the best possible outcomes. The thoracic surgeons, medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists and nurse navigators work together as a multidisciplinary team when treating patients.
Specialists have experience in diagnosing and treating mesothelioma. The center offers standard treatments, like surgery and chemotherapy, as well as more advanced techniques like hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) and video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS). The standard therapies offered are complemented by support services including nutrition, palliative and spiritual care. The center also offers financial support services to help patients manage high treatment costs, as well as secondary costs like travel and lodging.
- Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC)
- Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
- Peritoneal mesothelioma
- Pleural mesothelioma
- Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS)
- American College of Surgeons Commision on Cancer (CoC) Accreditation with Commendation
- Quality Oncology Practice Initiative Certification
Author: Linda Molinari
Editor in Chief, Mesothelioma Cancer AllianceRead about Linda
Reviewer: Annette Charlevois
Patient Support CoordinatorRead about Annette
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