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The city of Fresno, located in the center of California, occupies an area of approximately 112 square miles in Fresno County and serves as the county seat. Fresno is home to over 500,000 people, making it the fifth largest city in California, and the 34th largest in the United States. The name Fresno is derived from the Spanish language word for the ash tree, and an ash leaf is featured on the city’s flag. Fresno City College, Fresno Pacific University, and California University are all located in Fresno.

Founded by the Central Pacific Railroad Company in 1872 and incorporated in 1885, Fresno currently serves as the financial, industrial, trade, and commercial capital in Fresno County and California’s San Joaquin Valley. The unincorporated area and rural cities surrounding Fresno remain predominantly tied to large-scale agricultural production. Among the top employers in Fresno are Community Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente, Foster Farms, Cargill Meat Solutions, and Zacky Farms.

We have confirmed that Fresno, California has a number of jobsites where asbestos exposure occurred. Those who worked with and/or around asbestos-containing products are potentially at risk to develop asbestos cancer. If you were diagnosed with mesothelioma in Fresno, you may also benefit from seeking the legal advice of a mesothelioma attorney.

01. Exposure Sites

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Fresno

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

  • Anderson-Clayton Edible Oil Plant
  • Aramark Uniform Services Inc
  • Best Fertilizer
  • Blackrock Power Plant
  • Brix Building
  • California Associated Raisin Company
  • California State University
  • California Wine Asscn
  • Community Hospital
  • Container Corporation of America
  • Danish Creamery Ass’N
  • E & J Gallo Winery
  • Frenchs Mustard
  • Fresno Brewing Company
  • Fresno City College
  • Fresno Convention Center
  • Fresno County Court House
  • Fresno County Hospital
  • Fresno Distributing Company
  • Fresno Gas and Electric Light Company
  • Fresno Linen Service
  • Fresno Medical Center
  • Fresno State Hospital
  • Fresno State Office Building
  • Fresno State University
  • Gallo Winery
  • Glen Agnes Retirement Home
  • Harris (Acres) Company
  • Knudsen Creamery
  • Lake Sales
  • Library Building
  • Mont La Salle Vineyards
  • Montgomery Ward
  • Pacific Bell
  • Pacific Gas & Electric Company
  • Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company
  • Plaskett Construction Company
  • R.L. O’Neil Construction
  • Red Star Industrial Service
  • Robert Harper Construciton
  • Roma Wine Company
  • Rosenberg Brothers Company
  • Russell Vail Engineering Company
  • Saint Agnes Hospital
  • Salvation Army
  • San Joaquin Power Company
  • San Joaquin Suburban Estates
  • Sears & Roebuck
  • Stokehouse
  • Sun Maid Raisin Growers Association
  • Thrifty Drug
  • Valley Engineering
  • Valley Nitrogen Products
  • Valley Pipe & Supply Company
  • Vie Del Grape Products Company
  • Warrick Electric Company
  • Western Building Materials Company
  • Westlands Water District
  • Youth Center
02. Doctors

Mesothelioma Doctors near Fresno, California

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

Dr. Michael Y. Chang
Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Dr. W. Charles Conway, II
Ridley-Tree Cancer Center
Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Dr. Mark R. Cullen
Stanford School of Medicine
Stanford, CA 94306

Dr. Mark W. Lischner
Pulmonary Medicine Associates
Roseville, CA 95661

Dr. Ravi Salgia
City of Hope
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Duarte, CA 91010

Dr. Robert Brian Cameron
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center
Thoracic Surgery
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Dr. Joel M. Baumgartner
University of California San Diego (UCSD) Health
Moores Cancer Center
La Jolla, CA 92093

Dr. David M. Jablons
University of California San Francisco Thoracic Surgery & Oncology Clinic
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
San Francisco, CA 94143

Dr. Thierry Marie Jahan
University of California San Francisco Thoracic Surgery & Oncology Clinic
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
San Francisco, CA 94143

03. Cancer Centers

Find a Mesothelioma Cancer Center near Fresno

We present below a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located near Fresno, California. Click on a specific cancer center link to obtain more in-depth information about each one.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA 90048

City of Hope
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Duarte, CA 91010

Sanford Burnham Prebys
Medical Discovery Institute
La Jolla, CA 92037

St. Joseph Hospital of Orange
Orange, CA 92868

Stanford Cancer Institute
Stanford, CA 94305

University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA 90095

University of California San Francisco at Mount Zion
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
San Francisco, CA 94115

University of California, Irvine
Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Building 23; Route 81
Orange, CA 92868

University of Southern California (USC)
Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
Los Angeles, CA 90033

04. Support Services

Mesothelioma Patient Support Services near Fresno

While receiving treatment, mesothelioma patients may find a need for temporary lodging, patient transport, physical therapy or counseling. We have compiled a list of these cancer support services near Fresno, California for your convenience.

California Treatment Support Services
Counseling & Support Groups
  • Mercy UC Davis Cancer Center 
    (Merced)
    855-254-0427
Long-Term Housing
  • California Cancer Center 
    (Fresno)
    559-451-3655
05. Filing a Lawsuit

Filing a Mesothelioma Claim in Fresno, California

Don’t lose your right to file a mesothelioma claim. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in Fresno, California, you may be entitled to compensation. You must file your claim within the appropriate statute of limitations for the state of California.

06. Law Firms

Mesothelioma Law Firms Servicing Fresno, California

Dean, Omar & Barnham, LLP

Dean, Omar & Branham, LLP is a law firm dedicated to using the legal profession to make our community safer. When someone is badly hurt because someone else did not act reasonably, we are here to help provide whatever justice the legal system can give the family who has been wronged.

Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney & Meisenkothen

Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney and Meisenkothen is a national law firm recognized for its representation of over 3,000 hardworking men and women who have been exposed to asbestos and diagnosed with mesothelioma. ELSM’s experience in asbestos litigation spans four decades.

Gori Julian & Associates, P.C.

At The Gori Law Firm, we have handled hundreds of mesothelioma lawsuits on behalf of people throughout the United States. This experience allows us to choose jurisdiction in which to file your case based on many factors including but not limited to state of residence, jobsites, and previous and current employers.

The lawyers of Kaiser Gornick LLP in San Francisco have extensive experience handling mesothelioma claims. We have obtained substantial compensation for our clients in successful verdicts and settlements.

Kazan McClain Slatterley & Greenwood

Since its founding in 1974, Kazan Law has represented thousands of people suffering from asbestos related illnesses, particularly mesothelioma. Our principals are among the most experienced mesothelioma lawyers in the country.

Levin Simes

Levin Simes is staffed with expert attorneys with decades of total experience litigating and trying mesothelioma cases.  Our staff of lawyers, investigators, and legal assistants are here to assist you and your family with both the legal aspects of your diagnosis, and the personal and medical.

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Linda is the editor in chief at Mesothelioma.com.
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Linda Molinari has more than 15 years of experience as a writer and advocate for mesothelioma patients and a ban on asbestos.


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Jennifer Lucarelli is a partner at the law firm of Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney & Meisenkothen, specializing in asbestos litigation.


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The city of Fresno, located in the center of California, occupies an area of approximately 112 square miles in Fresno County and serves as the county seat. Fresno is home to over 500,000 people, making it the fifth largest city in California, and the 34th largest in the United States. The name Fresno is derived from the Spanish language word for the ash tree, and an ash leaf is featured on the city’s flag. Fresno City College, Fresno Pacific University, and California University are all located in Fresno.

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