Because of the relatively small number of individuals who are diagnosed with mesothelioma in Louisiana, there are not dedicated mesothelioma treatment centers in the state.
When you’re diagnosed with mesothelioma in New Orleans or elsewhere in Louisiana, your doctor will refer you to a hospital specializing in cancer treatment, where patients facing the disease will work with top-flight oncologists and others who specialize in treating cancer.
While there aren’t specific mesothelioma treatment centers in Louisiana, many patients are eligible to participate in research that may be happening here or elsewhere around the country. Clinical trials and other mesothelioma treatment studies give researchers new insights and tools into how best to diagnose and treat mesothelioma. Your doctor can provide you with more specifics about ongoing research you may be eligible to participate in.
If you are a veteran who has been diagnosed with mesothelioma in Louisiana, you have access to mesothelioma specialists throughout the VA network of hospitals, all across the country. In addition, the VA has a claims process for veterans whose asbestos exposure occurred as a result of their service. Our team can help you access all the resources that the VA has to offer veterans with mesothelioma in Louisiana.
When you’ve been diagnosed with mesothelioma anywhere in Louisiana, you need to know that you’ll have everything you need to get the best treatments for mesothelioma available. Travel costs, uninsured medical expenses, and other hidden costs can make it difficult to take advantage of mesothelioma treatments.
At The Gertler Law Firm, we work with people from all over Louisiana who are fighting this deadly disease, and we make sure they and their families are protected. Call us today at (504) 581-6411 to speak to a Louisiana mesothelioma attorney absolutely free.