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Great Lakes, Illinois

Great Lakes is a Naval Station in Lake County, Illinois. Constructed between 1905 and 1911, Naval Station Great Lakes occupies 1,628 acres, and functions much like a small city, with its own fire station, utilities and security force. Great Lakes is located on the shore of Lake Michigan, north of Chicago. It is currently the only Recruit Training facility for the U.S. Navy.

Great Lakes was constructed during the early 20th century, and has remained an active Naval base ever since, making asbestos exposure, a known factor in mesothelioma cancer, an ongoing concern. Mesothelioma cancer centers located near Naval Station Great Lakes are listed at the bottom of this page. If you were exposed to asbestos in Great Lakes, you may benefit from seeking the advice of an asbestos attorney.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Great Lakes

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

  • Camp Boone
  • Camp Decatur
  • Camp Dewey
  • Camp Farragut
  • Camp Lawrence
  • Camp Perry
  • Camp Ross
  • Great Lakes Hospital
  • Great Lakes Naval Training Station
  • Gunners Mates Service School
  • Naval Supply Depot
  • U.S. Naval Hospital
  • United States Naval Training Station
  • Us Naval Training Station
  • Veteran's Administration Hospital

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Great Lakes, Illinois

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


University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health
1400 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706

Distance: 95.3 miles


600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792

Distance: 94.8 miles


2520 Elisha Avenue
Zion, IL 60099

Distance: 10.2 miles


1336 Basswood Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173

Distance: 20.3 miles


Naperville Campus
120 Spalding Drive, Suite 111
Naperville, IL 60540

Distance: 40.0 miles


Galter Pavilion
675 North St. Clair, 21st Floor
Chicago, IL 60611

Distance: 31.0 miles


Rush Professional Office Building
1725 W. Harrison St.
Suite 774
Chicago, IL 60612

Distance: 30.7 miles


University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Distance: 38.7 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Great Lakes, Illinois

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

Dr. Wickii Thambiah Vigneswaran
Loyola University Medical Center
2160 S. First Avenue
Maywood, IL 60153

Distance: 29.5 miles

Dr. Michael J. Liptay
Rush University Cancer Center
Rush Professional Office Building
1725 W. Harrison Street, Suite 774
Chicago, IL 60612

Distance: 30.7 miles

Dr. Philip D. Bonomi
Rush University Cancer Center
Section of Medical Oncology
1725 W. Harrison Street, Suite 1010
Chicago, IL 60612

Distance: 30.7 miles

Dr. Hedy Lee Kindler
The University of Chicago Medicine
Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Distance: 38.7 miles

Dr. H. Ian Robins
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Department of Medicine
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792

Distance: 94.8 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Great Lakes, Illinois

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

Chicago Public Schools Ignoring Asbestos Problem

Reports show Chicago Public Schools is not removing all of its asbestos, endangering students, teachers, and others with mesothelioma and other deadly diseases.

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