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Greensboro, North Carolina

Situated in the rolling hills of North Carolina’s Piedmont, the city of Greensboro is the third largest city in the state with a population of over 270,000. Greensboro was named for Major General Nathanael Greene, commander of the American forces at the Battle of Guilford Court House in 1781. The city is known as the “Gate City” due to its longstanding role as a transportation hub for the state.

By 1900, a network of rail lines was constructed, connecting the east and west portions of the North Carolina. This created a prime business environment that drew entrepreneurs to the city, including the Cones family (responsible for opening Cone Mills Corp) and the founder of Burlington Industries, Inc. The 1920s brought modern buildings and skyscrapers to Greensboro and the city experienced further expansion. With the growth of local insurance companies, the insurance industry joined textiles and education as a key base for local economy. Lorillard Corp. and Western Electric Company expanded their manufacturing facilities in Greensboro, and Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital opened as a regional, modern medical center. Today, Greensboro is home to several notable company headquarters including Honda Aircraft Company, Lorillard Tobacco Company, Kayser-Roth, and International Textile Group.

As a result of Greensboro’s rich manufacturing and industrial history, exposure to asbestos has been a problem for years. Workers who used or were around asbestos containing materials may be at risk to develop mesothelioma, a type of cancer. Mesothelioma information including top doctors and cancer centers near Greensboro are listed at the bottom of this page. Additionally, mesothelioma lawyers may be able to give guidance if you were exposed to asbestos in Greensboro and then diagnosed with mesothelioma.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Greensboro

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

  • Ambrose Insulation Company
  • American Enka
  • Burlington Industries, Inc.
  • Burlington Mills Corporation
  • Champion Paper Company
  • Charles Pfizer & Company
  • Cone Mills Corp
  • Covil Insulation Company
  • Covil Sales Inc
  • Duke Hospital
  • Duke Power Company - Gas Plant
  • English St Siding
  • Fite & Warmath
  • Four Seasons Office Building
  • Greensboro College
  • Greensboro Finishing Company Plant
  • Greensboro Supply Company
  • Greensboro Water Works
  • Industrial Insulation Company
  • Jp Stevens and Company Inc
  • Lorillard Corp
  • Lorillard Tobacco Company
  • Main Power Plant
  • Martinsville Hospital
  • Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital
  • National Guard Armory
  • Nylon Industries Inc
  • P. Lorillard Company
  • Pfizer & Company, Inc.
  • Precision Fabrics Group
  • Proximity Manufacturing Company
  • Salisburg Plant
  • Sears
  • Skyland Power
  • Southern Railroad Siding
  • Starr Davis Company, Inc.
  • Struthers Carolina Corp
  • U.S. Post Office Building
  • University of North Carolina
  • Western Electric Company
  • Weyerhauser
  • White Oak Power Plant
  • York Insulation Company

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Greensboro, North Carolina

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


Medical Center Boulevard
Winston Salem, NC 27157

Distance: 22.3 miles


101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Distance: 43.6 miles


2424 Erwin Road
Durham, NC 27710

Distance: 51.3 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Greensboro, North Carolina

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

Dr. Edward A. Levine
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Comprehensive Cancer Center
Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC 27157

Distance: 22.3 miles

Dr. David H. Harpole, Jr.
Duke Cancer Institute
2424 Erwin Road, Suite 403
Durham, NC 27705

Distance: 46.3 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Greensboro, North Carolina

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

Lawn Care Workers in Hazmat Suits Due to Asbestos Concerns

Lawn care workers in Davidson, NC have been wearing hazardous material (hazmat) suits due to asbestos concerns from a former mill nearby. Read more at Mesothelioma.com.

New Investigation Shows Many Brands of Crayons And Toys Contain Asbestos

The Washington D.C.-based Environmental Working Group Action fund commissioned an investigation, which uncovered asbestos in children's toys.

Asbestos Exposure Across the U.S.

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