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Saint Helens, Oregon

Located 30 miles northwest of Portland along Highway 30, the city of Saint Helens is the county seat of Columbia County, Oregon. The city was named for its view of Mount St. Helens approximately 39 miles away in Washington. Saint Helens was incorporated as a city in 1889 and today this eclectic, post-industrial city has an estimated population of more than 12,000 people. Near the riverfront, the Olde Towne portion of Saint Helens features a Nationally Registered Historic District spanning ten blocks, which includes residences and civic buildings dating back nearly a century.

Originally settled by New England loggers as a river port on the Columbia River in the 1840s, Saint Helens' basalt rock quarry was a major industry in the early 1900s. Today, major industry includes forest products, mining, and manufacturing operations.

Use of asbestos containing products was prevalent for years at numerous jobsites in Saint Helens, Oregon, particularly at Boise Cascade Corporation, Kaiser Gypsum Company, and Saint Helens Pulp & Paper Company. Accordingly, asbestos exposure has been an issue for workers and their loved ones. If you were exposed to asbestos in Saint Helens and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer, you should also consider contacting an asbestos law firm.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Saint Helens

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

  • Armstrong Contracting & Supply Corporation
  • Boise Cascade Corporation
  • Boise Cascade Paper Mill
  • J.F. Pritchard & Company
  • Kaiser Gypsum
  • Kaiser Gypsum Company
  • Multnomah Plywood Corporation
  • Owens Corning Fiberglas
  • Saint Helens Court House
  • Saint Helens Pulp & Paper Company
  • Shell Chemical
  • Shell Chemical Company
  • St. Helens Mill
  • St. Helens Pulp & Paper Company

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Saint Helens, Oregon

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


3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, CR 145
Portland, OR 97239

Distance: 28.1 miles


501 NW Elks Drive
Corvallis, OR 97330

Distance: 86.9 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Saint Helens, Oregon

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

Dr. Paul H. Schipper
OHSU Knight Cancer Institute
OHSU Knight Cancer Institute
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, L353
Portland, OR 97239

Distance: 28.1 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Saint Helens, Oregon

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

Asbestos Cleanup Continues at North Ridge Estates

Year two of asbestos work has begun at the North Ridge Estates Superfund site in Oregon and will continue for another three years. Read more at Mesothelioma.com.

First Season of Asbestos Abatement at North Ridge Estates Superfund Site Nears End

The first season of asbestos abatement work at the North Ridge Estates Superfund site in Klamath Falls, Oregon, is drawing to a close. Read more at Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.

Asbestos Exposure Across the U.S.

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