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Asbestos Exposure in Tracy, CA

Tracy is a city in San Joaquin County, California. Located in the Central Valley east of the San Francisco Bay Area, Tracy has a population of about 82,900. Tracy was founded in 1878 along a rail line of the Central Pacific Railroad. Though largely residential, Tracy also has an active economic base, incorporating manufacturing, distribution, and healthcare. In recent years, the city has begun to focus on high-tech and "green" industries. Notable employers include a Safeway Distribution Center, a Leprino Foods cheese factory, Deuel Vocational Institution and Defense Distribution Depot San Joaquin.

Tracy's existence can be credited to the railroads. Established by the Central Pacific Railroad, Tracy was partly created from nearby Ellis, whose residents and even buildings were relocated to Tracy. In 1894, moved its headquarters to Tracy. The town grew quickly and was incorporated in 1910. Early industry focused on the railroad and on agriculture. The Holly Sugar Company built a beet sugar refinery in 1917. The plant stopped processing sugar in 2000, and some of the site has been converted for other uses. In 1946, Bechtel Corporation built a tomato processing plant for the H.J. Heinz Company. The plant, one of the largest then in existence, closed in 1998. Owens-Illinois of North America has operated a glass-bottle factory in Tracy since 1962. The city's convenient rail and highway access to the Bay Area and Sacramento has made it a prime location for distribution centers for companies such as Crate and Barrel, Orchard Supply Hardware and United States Cold Storage. Agriculture still plays a part in Tracy, with grapes and hay among the primary crops.

Tracy has a strong history of manufacturing, construction and transportation, making asbestos exposure an ongoing concern. Workers exposed to asbestos may be at risk for mesothelioma, a cancer of the lungs. For your convenience, we have listed mesothelioma doctors located in or near Tracy at the bottom of this page. If you were exposed to asbestos in Tracy, you may benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma lawyer.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Tracy

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

  • Afb Contractors
  • California Aqueduct
  • Cheese Factory
  • Deuel Vocational Institute
  • H.H. Grimes
  • H.J. Heinz Company
  • Holly Sugar Company
  • Nor Cal Scrap Metals
  • Owens Corning
  • Pseg Global
  • Reed's Trenching, Inc.
  • S&W Fine Foods
  • Thermal Energy Development Company
  • Tracy Biomass Plant
  • Tracy Defense Depot
  • Tracy High School
  • Tracy Printing
  • U S Army
  • West Park School
  • West Side Irrigation District

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Tracy, California

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Tracy, 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: 51.9 miles


505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94143

Distance: 50.8 miles


Stanford Cancer Center
875 Blake Wilbur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305

Distance: 41.8 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Tracy, California

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located within a 100 mile radius of Tracy, 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: 41.8 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: 50.8 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: 50.8 miles

Dr. Mark W. Lischner
Pulmonary Medicine Associates
5 Medical Plaza Drive, Suite 190
Roseville, CA 95661

Distance: 72.9 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Tracy, 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.

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