Ask the Doctor: Exploring Mesothelioma Treatment With Dr. Nicholas J. Vogelzang

August 24, 2020 By Erika R. Whitehead

Nicholas J. Vogelzang, M.D., FASCO, FACP, is part of Comprehensive Cancer’s medical oncology team that provides world-class cancer care in a supportive and caring environment. Vogelzang leads and participates in multiple clinical trials in genitourinary malignancies and phase one mesothelioma trials. He also focuses on new therapies for patients with metastatic kidney, bladder and prostate…

What are the symptoms of mesothelioma?

October 16, 2018 By swarren

Q: What are the symptoms of mesothelioma? A: Mesothelioma is a disease that comes in many shapes and sizes, and you have to be vigilant. I remember one of the men in Las Vegas who was an umpire and father of baseball players my son was playing with. All he had was weight loss and a little…

Why are some patients candidates for surgery while others are not?

September 18, 2018 By swarren

Q: Hello Dr. Vogelzang! My father was recently diagnosed with mesothelioma and was told he was not the “right candidate” to undergo surgery. However, my uncle was diagnosed with the same cancer five years ago and his physician performed surgery on him. Why are some patients able to undergo surgery and others are not? Is the…