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Columbus, Indiana

Columbus is a city in and the county seat of Bartholomew County, Indiana. Located approximately 40 miles south of Indianapolis, on the east fork of the White River, Columbus is home to approximately 44,000 people and is Indiana's 20th largest city. It is also the principal city of the Columbus, Indiana, metropolitan statistical area. National Geographic Traveler ranked Columbus 11th on its historic destinations list in late 2008, describing the city as "authentic, unique, and unspoiled".

The first railroad in Indiana reached Columbus in 1844. This was known as the Madison branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad. Three more railroads reached Columbus by 1850. Early in the 20th century, Columbus also was home to a number of pioneering car manufacturers, including Reeves, which produced the four-axle Octoauto and the twin rear axle Sextoauto. Columbus has been home to many manufacturing companies, including Noblitt-Sparks Industries, Arvin Industries (now Meritor, Inc.), and Cummins, Incorporated. Cummins is the region's largest employer. Columbus also benefits tremendously from nearby commuters. Nearly 19,000 workers commute into the city from the surrounding townships and villages.

Columbus, Indiana has a substantial history of manufacturing and construction, particularly during a time period when asbestos-containing materials were widely used. Exposure to asbestos-containing materials may put workers and others at risk for asbestos cancer. For your convenience, we have listed mesothelioma cancer centers located in or near Columbus at the bottom of this page. If you were exposed to asbestos in Columbus, you may benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma attorney.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Columbus

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

  • Arvin Exhaust
  • Arvin Industries Inc
  • Bakalar Air Force Base
  • Central Indiana Lighting Company
  • City County Jail
  • Columbus High School
  • Cummings Engine Plant
  • E & E Poultry
  • Farmers Marketing Association
  • Federal Savings & Loan Building
  • Golden Foundry Company Inc
  • Hartup Tool
  • Indianapolis Columbus and Southern Traction Company
  • Middle West Utilities Company Ofil
  • Noblitt Sparks Industries Inc

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Columbus, Indiana

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


James Graham Brown Cancer Center
529 South Jackson Street
Louisville, KY 40292

Distance: 69.1 miles


Hansen Life Sciences Research Building
201 S. University Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Distance: 99.1 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Columbus, Indiana

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

Dr. Michael Slaughter
St. Francis Cancer Center
Indiana Oncology Hematology Consultants
8111 S. Emerson Avenue, Suite A
Indianapolis, IN 46237

Distance: 33.7 miles

Dr. Anita Conte
St. Francis Cancer Center
Indiana Oncology Hematology Consultants
8111 S. Emerson Avenue, Suite A
Indianapolis, IN 46237

Distance: 33.7 miles

Dr. Laurence Bates
St. Francis Cancer Center
Indiana Oncology Hematology Consultants
8111 S. Emerson Avenue, Suite A
Indianapolis, IN 46237

Distance: 33.7 miles

Dr. Randall Trowbridge
St. Francis Cancer Center
Indiana Oncology Hematology Consultants
8111 S. Emerson Avenue, Suite A
Indianapolis, IN 46237

Distance: 33.7 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Columbus, Indiana

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

Indiana State Department Being Taken to Court Over Asbestos Exposure Emails

The Indiana State Department of Environmental Management is being taken to court over emails about asbestos exposure.

Indiana Asbestos Exposure Law Deemed Unconstitutional

The Indiana Supreme Court struck down the state's unjust 10 year statute of repose because it treats similar asbestos victims differently.

Asbestos Exposure Across the U.S.

Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Blog

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January 11, 2017
Jillian McKee

New Mesothelioma Clinical Trial Tests Immunotherapy Before Surgery

“Last fall, the Baylor College of Medicine Mesothelioma Treatment Center began running a new clinical trial that looks at how to use immunotherapy and surgery together as a more effective way to treat mesothelioma – an extremely rare form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos.”