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Wood River, Illinois

Wood River is a city on the Mississippi River in Madison County, Illinois. Located about 15 miles from St. Louis, Missouri, Wood River occupies an area of 7.1 square miles and has a population of 10,657. Wood River was incorporated in 1908, eventually growing to absorb nearby East Wood River and Benbow City.

Wood River, Illinois' development in the 20th century is largely due to petroleum refining. In addition to providing jobs, the industry also erected mail-order housing to accommodate the influx of workers. Use of asbestos-containing materials in heavy industry and construction may mean a risk of mesothelioma for workers. Mesothelioma cancer centers in and around Wood River are listed at the bottom of this page. If you were exposed to asbestos in Wood River, you may benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma lawyer.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Wood River

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

  • American Oil Company
  • Anlin Company
  • Armstrong Contracting & Supply Corporation
  • Clark Oil Company
  • Equilon Illinois
  • Federal Lead Company
  • Illinois Power Company
  • M. W. Kellogg Company
  • Record Incorrect
  • Shell Oil Company
  • Shell Petroleum Corporation
  • Sinclair Oil Refinery
  • Standard Oil Company of Indiana
  • Union Tank Car
  • William M Bedell Achievement
  • Wood River Oil & Refinery Company
  • Wood River Powerhouse
  • Wood River Refinery
  • Wood River Township Hospital

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Wood River, Illinois

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


Saint Louis University Hospital West Pavilion
3655 Vista Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63110

Distance: 19.3 miles


The Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center
4921 Parkview Place
Saint Louis, MO 63110

Distance: 19.3 miles


Walker Medical Building
12855 North Forty Drive, Suite 200
Saint Louis, MO 63141

Distance: 24.7 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Wood River, Illinois

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

Dr. Traves D. Crabtree
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Queeny Tower, 3108
One Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza

St. Louis, MO 63110

Distance: 19.3 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Wood River, 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

Asbestos Abatement Starts at Pillsbury Mills Plant

Cleanup crews have begun asbestos abatement work at the abandoned Pillsbury Mills Plant in Springfield, Illinois.

Pillsbury Mills Plant Partner Faces Indictment For Improper Asbestos Removal

A partner who helped with the demolition of the former Pillsbury Mills plant is facing federal indictment for improper asbestos removal.

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