Physicians with questions regarding a patient with symptoms of mesothelioma are asked to contact us directly.
Frequently Asked Questions
- As part of the evaluation process for a new patient, we establish communication with the patient’s primary care physician and oncologist. We keep local doctors informed throughout the evaluation period and discuss our findings. We combine our findings with local doctors’ knowledge of the patient and, using all this information, we work together to develop a treatment program.
- The IMP team can be reached via phone (1-866-MESO-BWH, or 1-866-637-6294), email (firstname.lastname@example.org), or through our online referral form. This initial point of contact begins an ongoing relationships with the IMP.
Will adjuvant therapies be provided locally – which are done in Boston and which can be done locally?We know that patients will be most comfortable at home, so our goal is to enable them to receive as much of their care as possible – such as radiation therapy and chemotherapy, as well as routine testing – close to home.
- Yes. We fax or electronically send evaluation and clinic notes after each patient visit.