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Los Altos, California

Los Altos is a city in Santa Clara County, California. Located on the southern end of the San Francisco Peninsula, Los Altos has a population of 28,976 in an area of just under 6.5 square miles. The city was formally established around 1905 as a depot for the Southern Pacific railroad. Los Altos incorporated in 1952. The name Los Altos means “the heights” or “foothill” in Spanish.

Los Altos, like many California cities, experienced much of its development in the early and mid-20th century, a period when asbestos-containing building materials were widely used. Workers exposed to asbestos may be at risk for mesothelioma, a cancer of the lungs. Mesothelioma information including top doctors and cancer centers in and around Los Altos are listed at the bottom of this page. If you were exposed to asbestos in Los Altos, you may benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma lawyer.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Los Altos

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

  • City of Los Altos - Fire Station House - Almond Avenue
  • Convalescent Hospital - 809 Fremont Avenue
  • Fire Station - Almond Avenue & San Antonio
  • Foothill Junior College
  • Los Altos Community Hospital
  • Los Altos Police Station
  • Municipal Service Center
  • Pacific Bell
  • Robert C. Rogers
  • Store & Offices - El Camino & San Antonio

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Los Altos, California

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


Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
1600 Divisadero Street
San Francisco, CA 94115

Distance: 33.7 miles


505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94143

Distance: 32.5 miles


Stanford Cancer Center
875 Blake Wilbur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305

Distance: 4.6 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Los Altos, California

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

Dr. Mark R. Cullen
Stanford School of Medicine
1265 Welch Rd
Stanford, CA 94305

Distance: 4.6 miles

Dr. David M. Jablons
UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
1600 Divisadero Street, Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Distance: 32.5 miles

Dr. Thierry Marie Jahan
UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
1600 Divisadero St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Distance: 32.5 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Los Altos, 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

CA Supreme Court Says Companies May Be Held Liable for Secondhand Asbestos Exposure

The Supreme Court of California has issued a ruling that companies can be held accountable for secondary exposure to asbestos in a worker's home.

Atezolizumab Approved for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients

PD-L1 inhibitor atezolizumab has been approved for use with chemotherapy-refractory metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer patients.

Asbestos Exposure Across the U.S.

Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Blog

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January 20, 2017
Emily Walsh

The Importance of Grief Counseling for Mesothelioma Patients and Families

“Mesothelioma is a disease that comes with a grim outlook with only an average of 8% of patients who survive five years after their diagnosis. Because it has such a poor prognosis, a big part of treating mesothelioma – or any form of cancer, really – includes addressing mental impact it has on patients and their family members.”