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Alhambra, California

Originally founded as a suburb of Los Angeles, the city of Alhambra is located in the western San Gabriel Valley region of Los Angeles County. The city was named after Washington Irving’s book, Tales of Alhambra. After witnessing increased land development and a growing population, Alhambra became an official incorporated city on July 11, 1903.

At the time of the post-War boom in the 1940s, Alhambra’s population reached over 40,000. Union Oil, a major petroleum explorer and marketer, managed operations in Alhambra as did several other significant companies including Jefferson Chemical Company, Magnolia Petroleum Company, and Worthington Pumps and Machinery Corporation. International Extrusion Corporation established a facility in June of 1962 and manufactured aluminum products. Over the years, Alhambra has experienced waves of new immigrants, beginning with Italians in the 1950s, Mexicans in the 1960s, and Chinese in the 1980s. There is a currently a very dynamic Chinese business district in town, with businesses such as Chinese supermarkets, restaurants, shops, banks, realtors, and medical offices. Major employers in the area are the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works, Alhambra Unified School District (including Alhambra High School), Southern California Edison, and Alhambra Hospital.

Use of asbestos containing products has long been a problem in Alhambra’s manufacturing and construction industries. Workers in Alhambra who were exposed to asbestos may at risk to develop mesothelioma, an asbestos related lung cancer. Mesothelioma information, including top doctors and cancer centers near Alhambra, are listed at the bottom of this page. Additionally, mesothelioma lawyers may be able to assist you if you have been exposed to asbestos in Alhambra.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Alhambra

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

  • Alhambra Foundry Company, Limited
  • Alhambra High School
  • American Pipe & Steel Company
  • Bm Holt Company
  • C.F. Braun & Company
  • Cal-Tuf Division
  • General Welding and Manufacturing Company
  • International Extrusion Corporation
  • Jefferson Chemical Company
  • Kay Bruner Steel
  • Magnolia Petroleum Company
  • Sears & Roebuck
  • Soundcast Foundry Company
  • Southern California Edison
  • Southwest Welding & Manufacturing
  • Union Oil
  • Valley Brass
  • Valley Nitrogen Producers Inc
  • Worthington Pump & Machinery Corporation
  • Yuba Consolidated Industries

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Alhambra, California

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


1441 Eastlake Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90033

Distance: 5.4 miles


8700 Beverly Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Distance: 14.1 miles


Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Care Center
200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 120
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Distance: 17.9 miles


1500 East Duarte Road
Duarte, CA 91010

Distance: 10.6 miles


10901 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037

Distance: 98.7 miles


10010 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037

Distance: 98.7 miles


Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
101 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868

Distance: 25.3 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Alhambra, California

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

Dr. Michael Y. Chang
Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
4867 W. Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Distance: 9.4 miles

Dr. Robert Brian Cameron
University of California Los Angeles Medical Center
10780 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Distance: 17.4 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Alhambra, California

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

Asbestos Related News in California

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Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Blog

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January 11, 2017
Jillian McKee

New Mesothelioma Clinical Trial Tests Immunotherapy Before Surgery

“Last fall, the Baylor College of Medicine Mesothelioma Treatment Center began running a new clinical trial that looks at how to use immunotherapy and surgery together as a more effective way to treat mesothelioma – an extremely rare form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos.”