Oschner Cancer Institute is the only cancer center in Louisiana that specializes in both pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma. The thoracic oncology department employs two thoracic surgeons who are well versed in treating pleural mesothelioma. At Oschner Cancer Institute your diagnosis is treated with a multidisciplinary approach, encompassing surgeons, oncologists, radiologists and palliative care specialists.
Dr. Charles Conway has extensive experience treating peritoneal mesothelioma. Dr. Conway is one of the only surgical oncologists in the country that performs hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, a procedure in which heated chemotherapy is pumped directly into the abdomen and then drained. This protocol has proven to be very effective in the treatment of mesothelioma.
Doctors Specializing in Mesothelioma