If you’ve been diagnosed with mesothelioma the best treatment center for your diagnosis and situation is important.
Peritoneal Mesothelioma Centers
Washington Cancer Institute
Washington Cancer InstituteThe Washington Cancer Institute (WCI) is Washington, D.C.s largest cancer care provider, treating more cancer patients than any other program in the nation’s capital. The Cancer Institute diagnosed more than 2,305 new cases during fiscal year 2007. There were more than 79,720 outpatient visits and more than 2,334 inpatient admissions during that period. WCI provides comprehensive, interdisciplinary care including surgical, radiation and medical oncology services as well as counseling for patients and families, cancer education, community outreach program and clinical research trials. The Center for Breast Health saw 15,242 patients during fiscal year 2007. WCI is affiliated with the Washington Hospital Center.
UPMC Cancer Center
UPMC Cancer CenterUPMC CancerCenter provides the finest level of cancer care to patients throughout the tristate (Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia) region. Partners in cancer care with the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI), which comprises the academic and research activities for cancer at the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC, UPMC CancerCenter offers patients the latest advances in cancer prevention, detection, diagnosis, and treatment. The mission of UPMC CancerCenter reflects the overall mission of UPCI as a premier National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center to provide the highest level of clinical care to the 74,000 patients treated at its facilities each year while performing cutting-edge cancer research.
Creighton University Medical Center
Creighton University Medical CenterFaithful to the healing ministry of Jesus Christ, our Mission is to provide high-quality care for the body, mind and spirit of every person. Transforming Lives Through Meaningful Relationships. We will be a fully integrated health organization where the art and science of medicine combine with the power of hope and miracles to measurably improve health and well-being. Alegent Creighton Health is among a nationwide group of hospitals participating in the Hospital Quality Alliance, a program managed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to assess quality. Hospitals are currently required to submit data on 27 indicators that focus on clinical processes.
New York Presbyterian Hospital
New York Presbyterian HospitalNew York-Presbyterian Hospital, based in New York City, is the nation’s largest not-for-profit, non-sectarian hospital, with 2,409 beds. The Hospital has nearly 2 million inpatient and outpatient visits in a year, including 12,797 deliveries and 195,294 visits to its emergency departments. New York-Presbyterian’s 6,144 affiliated physicians and 19,376 staff provide state-of-the-art inpatient, ambulatory and preventive care in all areas of medicine at six major centers. New York-Presbyterian Hospital is committed to excellence in patient care, research, education and community service. When you or a member of your family requires care, we will provide the exceptional services that you expect from a first-rate medical institution.
Pleural Mesothelioma Centers
Loyola University Health System
Loyola University Health SystemLoyola University Health System is a nationally recognized leader in providing health care and in conducting groundbreaking research to treat lung disease, cancer, heart disease, organ transplantation and neurological disorders. Loyola is the only medical center in Chicagoland to offer treatment for both malignant pleural and abdominal mesothelioma with regional intra-operative chemotherapy (HIOC/HIPEC).
Located in Maywood, IL, Loyola is an 801-licensed-bed institution that includes the Loyola University Medical Center campus (and its Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, the Ronald McDonald® Children’s Hospital of Loyola, Burn/Trauma Center, and Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine) and the 36-acre Gottlieb Hospital campus in Melrose Park. Loyola also includes Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and the Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing.
Loyola is part of the Trinity Health network. CHE Trinity Health has been at the forefront of enacting meaningful health care reform since 2006. Now, as government and health care payers and providers implement the Affordable Care Act, CHE Trinity Health remains hard at work to ensure that it provides the greatest possible benefit to the 32 million uninsured Americans who will have access to affordable health care coverage, the millions more who won’t be denied coverage for pre-existing conditions, and to health care providers seeking to deliver the best possible care. Driven by the belief that everyone should have access to the highest quality care, our high standards have won widespread recognition.
The U.S. News & World Report has placed Loyola in the top 1 percent of hospitals nationwide in four categories. We also received the Magnet designation for excellence in nursing. We don’t just treat an illness or condition. At Loyola we treat the whole person, mind, body and spirit.
New York University Medical Center
New York University Medical CenterNYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center, is one of the nation’s premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals: Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; Hassenfeld Pediatric Center, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children’s health services; and the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, the world’s first university-affiliated facility devoted entirely to rehabilitation medicine–plus NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterMemorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center — the world’s oldest and largest private cancer center — has devoted more than 125 years to exceptional patient care, innovative research, and outstanding educational programs. Today, we are one of 41 National Cancer Institute–designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, with state-of-the-art science flourishing side by side with clinical studies and treatment.
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Mount Sinai Medical CenterThe Mount Sinai Medical Center is a 1,171-bed, tertiary-care teaching facility acclaimed internationally for excellence in clinical care. Founded in 1852, The Mount Sinai Medical Center encompasses The Mount Sinai Hospital and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. U.S. News & World Report ranks Mount Sinai Medical Center among the top hospitals nationwide. Mount Sinai also ranks in several specialties, and is top 10 in three of those: Geriatrics (#4), Gastroenterology (#9), and Ear, Nose & Throat (#10).
Columbia Presbyterian Med Center
Columbia Presbyterian Med CenterThe Division of Hematology/Oncology at Columbia University and the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center is made up of a large faculty with broad expertise in research, patient care, and teaching. We welcome you to our website and hope you find information on our sections that focus on disease-specific areas and describe our fellowship training program.
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
University-of-Pennsylvania-Medical-CenterUPMC is one of the leading nonprofit health systems in the United States. A $10 billion integrated global health enterprise headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, UPMC develops and delivers Life Changing Medicine by harnessing the power of technology, translating science into cures, and accelerating the pace of innovation worldwide. A passion for innovation lies at the heart of UPMC’s success. UPMC’s unique strategy of combining clinical and research excellence with business-like discipline translates into high-quality patient care for both western Pennsylvanians and the global community.
H Lee Moffit Cancer Center
H-Lee-Moffit-Cancer-CenterMoffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, has made a lasting commitment to the prevention and cure of cancer, working tirelessly in the areas of patient care, research and education to advance one step further in fighting this disease. In 2003, Moffitt opened its doors to the Muriel Rothman Building (Clinic) and Vincent A. Stabile Research Building. These two buildings dramatically increased the existing research and outpatient clinical space to better serve our patients.
MD AndersonThe mission of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public. We shall be the premier cancer center in the world, based on the excellence of our people, our research-driven patient care and our science. We are Making Cancer History.
University of California at San Francisco
University of California at San FranciscoUCSF’s long tradition of excellence in cancer research includes the Nobel Prize-winning work of J. Michael Bishop and Harold Varmus, who discovered cancer-causing oncogenes. Their work opened new doors for exploring genetic abnormalities that cause cancer, and formed the basis for some of the most important cancer research happening today. From understanding normal cellular processes to discovering the underlying molecular and genetic causes of cancer when these processes go awry, UCSF researchers are committed to moving scientific insights forward and pursuing their relevance for clinical oncology and cancer prevention.
Swedish HospitalsOur commitment to improving the health of our region extends beyond normal patient care. Whether through physician clinics, health education, charity care, our mobile mammography program or other means of outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people of our region and beyond. We are a pioneer in healthcare service and in contributing to dialogue around health care reform. We provide access to information for our community and for our industry about everything from economic challenges to how to handle changing care needs. We host symposiums on healthcare issues and connect thought leaders with evolving information.
National Cancer Institute (NIH)
National Cancer InstituteThe National Cancer Institute (NCI) is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which is one of eleven agencies that are part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The NCI coordinates the U.S. National Cancer Program and conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other activities related to the causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer; the supportive care of cancer patients and their families; and cancer survivorship. As of July 2010, the current director of the NCI is Dr. Harold Varmus. The National Cancer Institute mediates the majority of its mission via an extramural program that provides grants for cancer research. Additionally, the National Cancer Institute has intramural research programs, which constitutes a small fraction of the overall National Cancer Institute budget, in Bethesda, Maryland and at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research at Fort Detrick, in Frederick, Maryland.