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Clifton, New Jersey

Clifton, incorporated in 1917, is a city in Passaic County, New Jersey. Settled in the late 17th century and formerly known as Acquackanonk Township, Clifton today has a population of just over 84,000 residents. Over the years Clifton has transitioned from quiet dairy farming community to "New Jersey's fastest growing city" in the early 1950s. Acres of tract housing sprung up amid Victorian farmhouses, and new businesses and residents alike converged on the city. Clifton today has a diverse economic base, encompassing manufacturing, aerospace, textile, telecommunications and other industries. Representative companies include ITT Aerospace, apparel company ,Harve Benard, and Micro-Tek Laboratories, Inc.

At the time of its incorporation, Clifton had been a rural agricultural village, relying on the Morris Canal, built in 1820, to transport goods and people. During the 20th century, competition from the railroads, and later, cars, made the canal obsolete, and it was drained in 1924. Early manufacturers included Fritzsche Brothers, which moved its chemical business to Clifton around 1900. The company made fruit flavorings and fragrances until the late 20th century. Another flavor and fragrance company, Givaudan SA, opened a factory in Clifton's Delwanna section in 1924, producing cheese and other flavorings until its closure in 1997. Other chemical companies active in Clifton during the mid-20th century include Hoffman-LaRoche, Miles Chemical Company and Takamine Laboratory, Inc. During World War II, the Curtiss-Wright Propeller Division turned out propellers for Navy helicopters. Post-World War II also saw a construction boom, as new housing developments were built to meet the growing city's needs. While manufacturing has declined somewhat in recent years, efforts have been made to revitalize Clifton's downtown shopping area.

Clifton's history of construction booms and industry place it in a high risk category for asbestos exposure. Workers exposed to asbestos and asbestos-containing materials may be at risk for asbestos cancer. Mesothelioma information including top doctors and cancer centers in and around Clifton are listed at the bottom of this page. If you were diagnosed with mesothelioma in Clifton, you may also benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma lawyer.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Clifton

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

  • Automatic‐Data Processing
  • Bnk Restoration
  • Clifton High School
  • Clifton Paper Board Company
  • Collins & Akin
  • Country Club Towers
  • Curtis-Wright Corporation Propeller Division
  • Eureka Printing Company
  • Eureka Textile
  • Federal Suites
  • Fritzsche Brothers Inc
  • Givaudan Chemical
  • Givaudan-Delawanna Inc.
  • Good Path Oil Cloth Company
  • Hoffman La Roche
  • Miles Chemical Company
  • Shelton, Inc
  • Takamine Laboratory Inc
  • Waldrich Bleachery - Boiler Room
  • Whippany Paperboard Company
  • Woolsulate Corporation

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Clifton, New Jersey

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


Thoracic Oncology Program
80 Seymour Street
Hartford, CT 06102

Distance: 98.3 miles


20 York Street
New Haven, CT 06510

Distance: 71.0 miles


333 Cedar Street, WWW 205
New Haven, CT 06520

Distance: 71.0 miles


195 Little Albany Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08903

Distance: 30.0 miles


550 First Avenue
New York, NY 10016

Distance: 11.9 miles


One Gustave L. Levy Place
New York, NY 10029

Distance: 11.8 miles


Columbia University
701 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032

Distance: 10.7 miles


622 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032

Distance: 10.7 miles


Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University
Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461

Distance: 16.2 miles


51 N. 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Distance: 82.6 miles


Abramson Cancer Center
38th and Walnut Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Distance: 82.6 miles


3601 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Distance: 82.6 miles


233 S 10th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Distance: 81.9 miles


333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111

Distance: 73.3 miles


1331 East Wyoming Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19124

Distance: 76.2 miles


3401 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Distance: 78.3 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Clifton, New Jersey

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

Dr. John D. Allendorf
New York-Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center
Herbert Irving Pavilion, Suite 820
161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Distance: 10.7 miles

Dr. John A. Chabot
NY-Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center
161 Ft. Washington Avenue Suite AP-819
New York, NY 10032

Distance: 10.7 miles

Dr. Raja M. Flores
Mount Sinai Medical Center
One Gustave L. Levy Place
New York, NY 10029

Distance: 11.8 miles

Dr. Stephen M. Levin
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
1212 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1A
New York, NY 10029

Distance: 11.8 miles

Dr. Andrea S. Wolf
The Mount Sinai Hospital
1470 Madison Avenue, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10029

Distance: 11.8 miles

Dr. Harvey Pass
NYU Langone Medical Center
530 First Avenue
New York, NY 10016

Distance: 11.9 miles

Dr. Daniel Sterman
NYU Langone Medical Center
530 1st Avenue, HCC, Suite 5D
New York, NY 10016

Distance: 11.9 miles

Dr. Roman Perez-Soler
Montefiore Medical Center
MMC Medical Park at Eastchester
1695 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY 10461

Distance: 16.2 miles

Dr. Stephen Rush
NYU Langone Medical Center
Long Island Radiation Therapy
1129 Northern Boulevard
Manhasset, NY 11030

Distance: 24.7 miles

Dr. Bruce G. Haffty
The Cancer Institute of New Jersey
195 Little Albany Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08903

Distance: 30.0 miles

Dr. Shahriyour Andaz
South Nassau Communities Hospital on Long Island
One Healthy Way
Oceanside, NY 11572

Distance: 31.0 miles

Dr. Frank C. Detterbeck
Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven
333 Cedar Street, WWW 205
New Haven, CT 06520

Distance: 71.0 miles

Dr. Michael Kashgarian
Yale Cancer Center
310 Cedar Street, LH B20
New Haven, CT 06520

Distance: 71.0 miles

Dr. Jack A. Elias
Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven
Yale Internal Medicine
20 York Street
New Haven, CT 06510

Distance: 71.0 miles

Dr. Carrie Redlich
Yale School of Medicine
135 College Street, 3rd floor
New Haven, CT 06510

Distance: 71.0 miles

Dr. Larry R. Kaiser
Temple University Hospital Cancer Center
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
3401 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Distance: 78.3 miles

Dr. Joel  D. Cooper
University of Pennsylvania Abramson Cancer Center
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Sixth Floor, Silverstein Building, 3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Distance: 82.6 miles

Dr. Sunil Singhal
University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center
Harron Lung Center/Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Boulevard/West Pavilion, 1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Distance: 82.6 miles

Dr. Steven M. Albelda
University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center, Abramson Cancer Center
Harron Lung Center, Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
West Pavilion, 1st Floor, 3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Distance: 82.6 miles

Dr. Michael R. Grey
The Hospital of Central Connecticut
100 Grand Street
New Britain, CT 06050

Distance: 90.4 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Clifton, New Jersey

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