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Lansing, Michigan

Located along the banks of the Grand River in Michigan, Lansing is capital and the fifth largest city in the state, with an estimated population of 115,000 people. Lansing lies mostly in Ingham County, although small portions of the city extend into Eaton County. The Lansing Metropolitan Area, colloquially referred to as "Mid-Michigan", is an important center for education, culture, government, business, and high-tech manufacturing.

By the late 1800s, Lansing was becoming an industrial powerhouse with the founding of Olds Motor Vehicle Company, and the REO Motor Car Company, which operated in Lansing into the 1970s. The city transformed into a major American industrial center largely for the manufacturing of automobiles and automobile parts. Presently, Lansing's economy is diversified among healthcare, insurance, government services, education and banking. Some of the city's largest employers are Michigan State University, Sparrow Health System (Sparrow Hospital), Ingham Regional Medical Center, Lansing Board of Water & Light, and Consumers Energy. General Motors has offices and a hi-tech manufacturing facility in Lansing. The Lansing area is headquarters to four major national insurance companies: Auto-Owners Insurance Company, Jackson National Life, the Accident Fund, and Michigan Millers Insurance Company.

Lansing, Michigan has a long history of manufacturing in industries known for their use of asbestos-containing products, particularly within the automotive industry, putting workers and loved ones at risk for mesothelioma cancer. For your convenience, we have listed mesothelioma clinics located in or near Lansing at the bottom of this page. Additionally, asbestos attorneys may be able to give guidance if you were exposed to asbestos in Lansing and then diagnosed with mesothelioma.

Jobsites in Lansing where Asbestos Exposure Occurred

A number of jobsites in Lansing, Michigan have been identified as harboring asbestos containing materials. These sites, at one point in their history, were known to have exposed a variety of tradesmen to asbestos. We will be documenting in more detail how asbestos exposure occurred at these sites in the future on this web site.

  • American Bank and Trust
  • Ap Green Refractories Company
  • Arbuckle Ryan Company For Olds Motor Company
  • Atlas Drop Forge Company
  • Auto Owners Insurance Building
  • Board of Water and Electric Light Commissioners
  • Boy Training School Complex - 430 North Larch
  • Brick & Supplies Corp
  • Celotex Plant
  • Centrifugal Fusing
  • Chevrolet
  • Christman Company
  • City of Lansing Board of Power and Light
  • Commercial Insulation & Acoust
  • Consumers Power Company
  • Davison Chemical Company
  • Dow Chemical Company
  • East Lansing Sewage Treatment Plant
  • Eastern High School
  • Eckert Plant
  • Elementary Boulevard School
  • Erickson Station
  • Fisher Body Division
  • Fisher Body Gmc
  • Fisher Body Lansing Div
  • Fisher Body Plant
  • General Motors Corporation
  • Harry Hill High School
  • Harry Hill Vocational School
  • Ideal Finishing Company
  • Industrial Welding Corporation
  • Ingham Medical Center
  • Ingraham Hospital
  • Kish Industries Inc.
  • Kresges - Dand Inc
  • Lansing Board of Water & Light
  • Lansing Division White Motor
  • Lansing Drop Forge
  • Lansing General Hospital
  • Lansing Heat & Ventilation
  • Lansing Heating & Treating Company
  • Lansing Library
  • Lansing Mall
  • Lansing Motor Wheel
  • Lansing School For The Blind
  • Main & Verlinden Schools
  • Melling Drop Forge
  • Michigan Bell Telephone
  • Michigan School For The Blind
  • Michigan State University
  • Moores Park Power Station
  • Oldsmobile Forge Plant
  • Ottawa Street Station
  • Otto E. Eckert Power Station
  • Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corporation
  • Pattengill Junior High School
  • R Story Office Building
  • Resges
  • Resurrection School
  • Roselawn Convalescent Home
  • Sacred Heart High School
  • Saint Joseph Hospital
  • Saint Lawrence Hospital
  • Saint Mary's School
  • School Board Office Building
  • Sparrow Hospital
  • State Capital Complex
  • State Credit Union
  • Tranter Manufacturing Company
  • University of Michigan
  • Walnut Elementary School
  • Water & Light Building
  • White Motor Company
  • Willow Elementary School

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers Near Lansing, Michigan

For your convenience we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Lansing, Michigan. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered, professional designations, areas of expertise and how to contact the center.

3232 Central Park West, Suite C
Toledo, OH 43617

Distance: 85.1 miles

1500 East Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Distance: 52.8 miles

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Cancer Care Center
5301 Huron River Drive, Suite C-139
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Distance: 60.1 miles

4100 John R Street
Detroit, MI 48201

Distance: 80.7 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors Near Lansing, Michigan

For your convenience we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located within a 100 mile radius of Lansing, Michigan. Please click on a doctor link to obtain more information about his/her background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations and office locations.

Dr. Gregory P. Kalemkerian
University of Michigan Health System
Cancer Center Floor B1 Reception C
1500 E. Medical Center Dr., SPC 5912
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Distance: 52.8 miles

Dr. Shirish M. Gadgeel
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
4100 John R Street
Detroit, MI 48201

Distance: 80.7 miles

Filing an Asbestos Claim in Michigan

Don’t lose your rights! If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in Michigan, you may be entitled to compensation. You may have limited time to file a claim. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and have a pathology report in hand to support that diagnosis, you are eligible for financial assistance.

Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Blog


August 31, 2016
Brian Turner

New HMGB1 Blood Test Could Detect Mesothelioma Early

“A promising recent study published in the journal Clinical Cancer Research has shown that a blood test that can speed the diagnosis of mesothelioma. Diagnosis is often delayed and usually requires surgery to obtain a tissue sample for examination, and early identification of mesothelioma has been shown to be one of the best ways to improve the effectiveness of treatment. As such, researchers have been working to develop new blood tests to diagnose mesothelioma, and this study shows that a blood protein commonly referred to as HMGB1 can be used with near 100% accuracy.”