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Tempe, Arizona

Asbestos Exposure in Tempe, AZ

Tempe is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona located in the East Valley section of metropolitan Phoenix; it is bordered by Phoenix and Guadalupe on the west, Scottsdale on the north, Chandler on the south, and Mesa on the east. The city is named after the Vale of Tempe in Greece, and is home to over 160,000 people. Tempe is known nationally as the home of Arizona State University, the oldest and largest "Tempe" campus; the Insight Bowl; and events such as the P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon & ½ Marathon, and Ford Ironman Arizona. A favorite destination for visitors and residents alike is Tempe’s Mill Avenue District, revitalized in the 1970s, a pedestrian-friendly downtown complete with shady red brick sidewalks, turn of the century buildings, restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues.

After World War II, Tempe began growing at a rapid rate as veterans and others moved to the city. The last of the local farms disappeared. Through annexation, the city reached its current boundaries by 1974. Tempe had grown into a modern city occupying more than 39 square miles. Its small teachers college had also grown, and in 1958, the institution became Arizona State University. In the 20th and 21st centuries, Tempe has expanded not only as a suburb of Phoenix, but also a center of education. It is the seventh largest city in Arizona, with a strong modern economy based on commerce, tourism and technology. Some top employers in Tempe include, Arizona State University, Honeywell, and Safeway. Tempe is also the location of US Airways Group's corporate headquarters.

It has been documented that Tempe, Arizona has several jobsites where asbestos exposure occurred. Those who worked with and/or around asbestos containing products are potentially at risk to develop mesothelioma, a terminal cancer. Information on mesothelioma cancer centers located in and around Tempe can be found at the bottom of this page. If you or a loved one were diagnosed with mesothelioma in Tempe, you may also benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma lawyer.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Tempe

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in Tempe where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.

  • Adams Insulation
  • Allison Steel
  • Arizona State College
  • Arizona State Teachers College
  • Arizona State University
  • Asu Utility Tunnel
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Kaiser Refractories
  • Kyrene Plant
  • Marathon Steel Company
  • National Malleable & Steel Corporation
  • Ocotilla Power Plant
  • Safeway - Warehouse
  • Salt River Project
  • Salt River Valley Water User Association
  • Spreckels Sugar
  • Western Rolling Mills

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Tempe, Arizona

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Tempe, Arizona. 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.

1111 E. McDowell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85006

Distance: 8.3 miles

14200 W. Fillmore Street
Goodyear, AZ 85338

Distance: 27.6 miles

3838 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85719

Distance: 97.8 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Tempe, Arizona

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

Dr. Linda L. Garland
University of Arizona Cancer Center
North Campus
3838 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85719

Distance: 97.8 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Tempe, Arizona

Don’t lose your rights! If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in Arizona, 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.

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