Mesothelioma Cancer Centers
The Missouri Baptist Medical Center Cancer Center offers patients diagnosed with mesothelioma and other types of cancer the benefit of a comprehensive approach to cancer care. The center prides itself on using the latest technology to provide patients with the most advanced treatments possible. All patients are treated with a multidisplinary approach, meaning experts in different specialties like medical oncology and radiation oncology collaborate to develop the most beneficial treatment program for each individual. The center also actively offers clinical trials with the latest treatments.
In addition to their decades of experience in cancer care, the Missouri Baptist Medical Center also offers other areas of expertise that could be beneficial to mesothelioma patients, including their respiratory care programs and pain management center. Specialists at the center offer comprehensive pulmonary services and specialize in treating lung complications, which could greatly help patients diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma.
The Missouri Baptist Cancer Center also puts an emphasis on patient support, offering a variety of support services for cancer patients. Patients may take advantage of the "Look Good, Feel Better" program offered through the American Cancer Society, which helps women undergoing cancer treatment. The center also has art, pet and massage therapy sessions for patients, a healing garden and a cancer rehabilitation program.
- Lung cancer
- Genetic counseling
- Cancer rehabilitation
- Join Commission accreditation
- U.S. News & World Report Best Hospital in Missouri
- American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program designation
Mesothelioma Clinical Trials at Missouri Baptist Medical Center Cancer Center
The following clinical trials are in progress or actively recruiting participants at Missouri Baptist Medical Center Cancer Center:
Atezolizumab, Pemetrexed Disodium, Cisplatin, and Surgery With or Without Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With Stage I-III Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma
Conditions: Biphasic Mesothelioma; Epithelioid Mesothelioma; Stage I Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma AJCC v7; Stage IA Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma AJCC v7; Stage IB Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma AJCC v7; Stage II Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma AJCC v7; Stage III Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma AJCC v7 Last Updated: May 9, 2019 Status: Recruiting
Pemetrexed Disodium and Cisplatin With or Without Cediranib Maleate in Treating Patients With Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
Conditions: Epithelioid Mesothelioma; Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma; Recurrent Malignant Mesothelioma; Sarcomatoid Mesothelioma Last Updated: January 16, 2019 Status: Active, not recruiting