Many Hawai‘i mesothelioma and asbestos-related lung cancer patients are treated at Straub Cancer Center. Straub Clinic & Hospital, which includes its cancer center, is conveniently located at 888 S. King Street in Honolulu, adjacent to Thomas Square. Straub Cancer Center offers mesothelioma patients and their families comprehensive cancer care and treatment. Located on the first and second floors of the Palma building of Straub, the cancer center is comprised of board certified physicians, certified outpatient and inpatient treatment staff, registered dietitians, quality of life professionals and palliative care professionals.
Straub Provides Comprehensive Care to Hawai‘i Mesothelioma Patients
Straub Clinic & Hospital is a 159-bed hospital and medical clinic with 200 physicians in over 32 different specialties, including six oncologists on staff. All of Straub’s oncologists are board certified in Oncology. Straub’s oncologists have experience ranging from more than 37 years at Straub to one oncologist who recently joined Straub in 2010. This combination of experience, both the many years of practice of treating mesothelioma patients along with those oncologists newly schooled in the most current treatments, provide Hawai‘i mesothelioma patients with the optimum possibility for positive outcomes.
Additionally, Straub has a full range of ancillary services, including laboratory, radiology, physical/occupational therapy and outpatient treatment centers. Another very convenient feature is that Straub also has a full-service pharmacy on premises.
Straub Clinic & Hospital is owned and operated by parent company Hawai‘i Pacific Health. In addition to Straub, Hawai‘i Pacific Health also operates three other hospitals, Pali Momi (Oahu), Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children (Oahu) and Wilcox Memorial Hospital (Kauai). Hawai‘i Pacific Health also operates a network of 44 outpatient neighborhood clinics and service sites on Oahu, Lanai, and visiting specialists on the Big Island with more than 1,300 affiliated physicians.
Galiher DeRobertis & Waxman Represents Mesothelioma Clients Treated at Straub
The Galiher law firm has represented a number of mesothelioma clients over the last three decades who have been diagnosed and treated at Straub Cancer Center. Attorney Ilana Waxman, managing partner of Galiher DeRobertis & Waxman, notes that with Straub just a few blocks away from our law firm, she and other lawyers from the Galiher law firm have made frequent visits to mesothelioma clients and their families at the hospital. Ilana says it is her hope and dream that malignant mesothelioma will become a much more treatable cancer in the not-too-distant future.