Mesothelioma is a rare and complex disease that requires expert medical care. Thankfully, experienced mesothelioma doctors can create treatment plans to help patients live longer. Patients should choose a mesothelioma specialist based on the doctor’s experience with their mesothelioma type, stage, cell type, and prognosis. Learn more about finding a top mesothelioma specialist near you.
Here are some ways to prepare for an appointment with a mesothelioma doctor:
- Gather any work history that highlights your asbestos exposure.
- Have your list of questions handy so you don’t forget to ask something.
- Make a list of your mesothelioma symptoms and daily medications.
- Request relevant medical records and imaging scans. If possible, try to arrange for the doctor to access these digitally ahead of time.
Reach out to Mesothelioma Hope for reliable help and information. You will find Patient Resources to help you locate the right doctor. Also download their free Survivor’s Guide.
Mesothelioma Hope will also connect you with a Patient Advocate to help you understand the latest treatments, find financial assistance, and navigate VA benefits.