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Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Asbestos Exposure in Lancaster, PA

Located in the south-central part of Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Lancaster is a city in and the seat of Lancaster County. With a population of nearly 60,000, Lancaster ranks eighth in population among Pennsylvania's cities. Lancaster is the oldest inland city in the United States and served as the state capital until 1813 when it was replaced by Harrisburg. Lancaster is famous for its architectural heritage and has received national recognition for being awarded the All American City Award. The city is home to James Buchanan, the nation's 15th president, and to congressman and abolitionist Thaddeus Stevens. Also, Lancaster is the birthplace of "Peeps", an Easter confection shaped as marshmallow chicks covered with yellow sugar, invented by the Rodda Candy Company of Lancaster in the 1920s. A popular destination in Lancaster is Central Market, the oldest continuously operated farmers’ market in the United States.

Lancaster's main industries include healthcare, tourism, manufacturing, and professional services, and it is home to the Park City Center, the largest enclosed shopping center in south central Pennsylvania. Currently top employers in the city include Lancaster General Hospital, County of Lancaster, Armstrong World Industries and Turkey Hill. In recent years, Lancaster has been in the process of recreating itself with an explosion of specialty shops, boutiques, bars, clubs, and reinvestment in downtown institutions and locations.

We have confirmed that Lancaster has many jobsites where asbestos materials were used on an ongoing basis for many years. Individuals who worked with and/or around asbestos containing materials are at risk to develop mesothelioma, an asbestos-related cancer. Asbestos lawyers may also be able to assist you if you were exposed to asbestos in Lancaster.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Lancaster

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

  • Aluminum Company of America
  • American Paper Products Company
  • Armstrong Contracting & Supply
  • Armstrong Cork Company
  • Armstrong World Industries
  • Burle Industries Inc
  • Carbon Malleable Company
  • Citizens Electric Light Heat and Power Company
  • City of Lancaster Pa Department of Water
  • Closure Plant
  • Conestoga Traction Company
  • Consolidated Cigar Company
  • Decorating & Display Studio
  • Edison Electric Illuminating Company
  • Everets and Overdeer
  • Floor Plant Building 500
  • Hamilton Watch Company
  • Hess Department Store
  • Hilton Hotel
  • Host Motel
  • Howe Sound Company
  • Howmet Corporation
  • I.T.T. Fluid Products
  • John Tearney Heating & Plumbing
  • Kelloggs
  • Lancaster Closure Plant
  • Lancaster Cork Works
  • Lancaster County Railway and Light Company
  • Lancaster Floor Plant
  • Lancaster Mall Castings
  • Lancaster Malleable Castings Company
  • Lancaster Water Works
  • National Borax Company
  • New Air Cond System Closure Plant
  • New Sr. High School
  • Office & Whse. R. C. A.
  • Park City Shops
  • Penn Dairies
  • Pennsylvania Iron Company
  • Pennsylvania Power & Light Company
  • Quaker State Metals Company
  • R. C. A. Victor
  • Radio Corp of America Tube Div
  • Reese Metal Products Corp
  • Research & Development Center
  • Schick Inc.
  • Smoketown Elementary School
  • Sprenger Brewing Company
  • Springs Cotton Mills
  • Ss Bertz Whse
  • St. James Episcopal Church
  • St. Joseph Hospital
  • Thaddeus Stevens Industrial School
  • Wall & Shand, Duke and Vine Sts.
  • William J. Mimm Lancaster Floor Plant
  • Woolworth Building
  • Ymca Building

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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


51 N. 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Distance: 58.8 miles


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

Distance: 58.8 miles


3601 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Distance: 58.8 miles


233 S 10th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Distance: 60.9 miles


333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111

Distance: 64.8 miles


1331 East Wyoming Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19124

Distance: 64.0 miles


3401 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Distance: 61.3 miles


The Thoracic, Esophageal, and Lung Cancer Multidisciplinary Center
4701 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Newark, DE 19713

Distance: 40.3 miles


Washington Hospital Center
110 Irving St. NW
Washington, DC 20010

Distance: 85.3 miles


3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Washington, DC 20057

Distance: 87.9 miles


6116 Executive Boulevard
Suite 300
Bethesda, MD 20892

Distance: 83.2 miles


22 S. Greene Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Distance: 53.8 miles


Weinberg Building
401 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21231

Distance: 53.8 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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

Dr. Charles R. Mulligan, Jr.
Helen F. Graham Cancer Center
4701 Ogletown-Stanton Road, S-2100
Newark, DE 19713

Distance: 40.3 miles

Dr. Gregory A. Masters
Helen F. Graham Cancer Center
Medical Oncology Hematology Consultants
4701 Ogletown-Stanton Road, S-3400
Newark, DE 19713

Distance: 40.3 miles

Dr. Joseph S. Friedberg
University of Maryland School of Medicine
GREENE 5th Floor
22 South Greene Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Distance: 53.8 miles

Dr. Petr F. Hausner
University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center
University of Maryland Medical Center
22 S. Greene Street, Room S9D15
Baltimore, MD 21201

Distance: 53.8 miles

Dr. H. Richard Alexander, Jr.
University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center
University of Maryland Medical Center
22 S. Greene Street, S4B12
Baltimore, MD 21201

Distance: 53.8 miles

Dr. Stephen C. Yang
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
600 N. Wolfe Street Blalock 240
Baltimore, MD 21287

Distance: 53.9 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: 58.8 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: 58.8 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: 58.8 miles

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

Distance: 61.3 miles

Dr. Raffit Hassan
National Cancer Institute
Center for Cancer Research/National Cancer Institute
Building 37, Room 5116
Bethesda, MD 20892

Distance: 83.2 miles

Dr. Paul H. Sugarbaker
Washington Cancer Institute
106 Irving Street NW, Suite 3900
Washington, DC 20010

Distance: 85.3 miles

Dr. Arthur N. Mcunu, Jr.
Howard University Hospital
2041 Georgia Avenue
Washington, DC 20060

Distance: 87.9 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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

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