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Palo Alto, California

Asbestos Exposure in Palo Alto, CA

Palo Alto, named after a redwood tree called El Palo Alto, is a community of approximately 61,200 residents in California. Located in the northwest corner of Santa Clara County, 35 miles south of San Francisco and 14 miles north of San Jose, Palo Alto is part of the San Francisco Metropolitan Bay Area and the Silicon Valley. The city, a blend of business and residential areas, occupies approximately 26 square miles, of which one-third is open space.

Palo Alto is recognized worldwide as a leader in cutting-edge technological development. Palo Alto serves as a central economic focal point of the Silicon Valley, and is home to more than 7,000 businesses employing more than 98,000 people. The city's economy generally follows the economic trends of the rest of the Silicon Valley. The city is headquarters to a number of high-technology companies including Facebook. Included among the top employers in Palo Alto are Stanford University; Space Systems, Loral; Veteran's Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System; City of Palo Alto; and Hewlett-Packard.

Palo Alto, California has many jobsites where asbestos exposure occurred. Those who worked with and/or around asbestos containing materials are potentially at risk to develop asbestos cancer. If you were diagnosed with mesothelioma in Palo Alto, you may also benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma attorney.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Palo Alto

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

  • Airport Control Tower
  • Alta Mass Cemetery
  • Alts Mircowave Electronic
  • Applied Technology
  • Atla Mesa Memorial P.R.
  • Beckman Instruments
  • Bouder Carpet
  • Bullocks Stanford Center
  • California Lands Office Building
  • Carad Chemical Corporation
  • City of Palo Alto
  • Control Data Center
  • Crescent Parks School
  • Diversified Computer Applications
  • Eastman Kodak
  • Emporium
  • Episcopal Church - Wavery & Hamilton
  • Equitable Savings Building - Bryant & Hamilton
  • Fairchild Camera
  • Fairchild Liquid Nitrogen
  • Fairchild Semiconductor
  • Forest Avenue Apartments
  • Freiden Laboratory
  • Green Gables School
  • Hewlett Packard Company
  • Holiday Inn
  • Hyatt House Hotel
  • Kellogg Company
  • Leland Stanford University
  • Linear Accelerator
  • Macy's (Stanford Shopping Center)
  • Mayfield Mall
  • Mings of Palo Alto
  • National Chickle Company
  • Ohlones School - Library Resource Center
  • Palo Alto Hospital
  • Palo Alto Municipal Service Center
  • Palo Alto Square
  • Palo Alto Water and Light Works
  • Peland Stanford Jr University
  • Philco Corporation
  • Philco Ford
  • Precision Insturments
  • Psychiatric Unit
  • Romic Chemical Company
  • Roscoe Maples Pavillion-Stanford University
  • Safeway
  • Sanco Pipelines, Inc.
  • Santa Clara School For The Physically Handicapped
  • Singer Office & Research Building
  • Smith Kline & French
  • Space Air Conditioning
  • Space Systems/Loral, Inc.
  • Standard University
  • Stanford Bioscience Laboratory
  • Stanford Childrens Hospital
  • Stanford Hi Energy Physics Laboratory
  • Stanford Hospita
  • Stanford Linear Accelerator
  • Stanford Medical Center
  • Stanford Research Institute
  • Stanford Shopping Center
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford University Hospital
  • Syntex Research & Development
  • Teledyne Mechanical Corporation
  • Underground Construction Company
  • United California Bank
  • University of California
  • Veterans Administration Building
  • Veterans Administration Hospital
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Watkins Johnson Company
  • Wells Fargo Bank - Mayfield Mall

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Palo Alto, California

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Palo Alto, 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: 29.0 miles


505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94143

Distance: 27.8 miles


Stanford Cancer Center
875 Blake Wilbur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305

Distance: 2.0 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Palo Alto, California

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located within a 100 mile radius of Palo Alto, 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: 2.0 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: 27.8 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: 27.8 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Palo Alto, 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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