An NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center


According to the American Society of Clinical Oncology, it is estimated that about 3,000 people are diagnosed with mesothelioma each year in the United States. Mesothelioma occurs more often in men. The average age for a pleural mesothelioma diagnosis is 69.

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If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you can make an appointment or seek a second opinion by  requesting an appointment online or contacting us at 800-826-4673. Please visit Making Your First Appointment for more information.

Our Expertise

City of Hope, located in Southern California, is home to world experts on the treatment of mesothelioma. These professionals collaborate freely and work urgently to ensure that you get the very best caliber of care. We are a leader in precision medicine, evaluating the specific characteristics of the disease to pinpoint the best options for therapy.

Our focus on translating science into patient impact includes clinical trials that are designed to find new and more effective drug combinations targeted to mesothelioma cells.

Here are some highlights of our program:

  • Multidisciplinary care that includes input from leading cancer experts at all stages of your treatment
  • For pleural mesothelioma, lung experts who regularly treat aggressive and late-stage cancer, including complicated cases other institutions may have deemed untreatable
  • Minimally invasive techniques, including laparoscopic and robotic surgery, that harm the body less and speed up recovery
  • Compassionate care from staff who communicate openly and truly listen to patient and family concerns
  • Exceptional family and survivorship programs

When we treat cancer at City of Hope, we are not just focused on high-quality care and innovation — we are working to make you whole again.

Internationally recognized

City of Hope is internationally recognized for its research and breakthrough treatments, has been named one of America’s top cancer hospitals by U.S. News & World Report for more than a decade running and is a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center.

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