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The city of Modesto is the county seat of Stanislaus County in northern California, located 68 miles south of the state capital of Sacramento. The city occupies 37 square miles and has a population of approximately 201,000, making it the 18th largest city in California.

Modesto has a large agricultural industry which is based on the farmland surrounding the city. Modesto is also home to E&J Gallo Winery, the largest winery in the world. E&J Gallo was found in 1933 by brothers Ernest and Julio Gallo. The Gallo Glass Company, a company of Gallo Winery, is the largest wine bottle manufacturing company in the world. The company provides thousands of office and manufacturing jobs to Stanislaus County residents. Other major privately owned companies based in Modesto include Foster Farms Dairy, Royal Robbins, international award winner Fiscalini Cheese, Sciabica Olive Oil, Acme Construction, Aderholt Specialty, and 511 Tactical (formerly a part of Royal Robbins). Downtown there are several small steel working companies. Major manufacturing employers in the city include E&J Gallo Winery, Foster Farms, Del Monte Foods, Stanislaus Food Products, and Frito-Lay.

Modesto, California has several jobsites known for their use of asbestos-containing products. Accordingly, asbestos exposure and the risk of mesothelioma are an ongoing concern for workers and loved ones. If you or a loved one were diagnosed with asbestos cancer in Modesto, you should also consider contacting an asbestos law firm.

01. Exposure Sites

Other Asbestos Exposure Sites in Modesto, California

If you worked at any of these companies and/or job sites in Modesto, California, you may have been exposed to harmful asbestos which is known to cause mesothelioma cancer.

  • Aderholt Specialty Company Inc
  • Bank of California
  • Barium Products
  • Barium Products Ltd
  • Borden Company
  • Borden Milk Products Company
  • California Division of Highways
  • California Sorghum and Syrup Products Company
  • California Vegetable Concentrate
  • Campbell Soup Company
  • Chemical Fertilizer Company
  • City of Modesto – Dept. of Public Works
  • Concentrated Vegetable Corporation
  • Contadina Foods
  • Del Monte Foods
  • Diamond Walnut Growers, Inc.
  • Doctor’s Hospital
  • E & J Gallo Winery
  • Fibreboard
  • Fmc Corporation
  • Fotiel Products
  • Friendly Village Mobile Home Park
  • Gallo Glass Company
  • Hershey Chocolate
  • JC Penney
  • Merchants Refrigerating Company
  • Modesto Bee
  • Modesto Health Center
  • Modesto Irrigation District
  • Modesto Juvenile Hall of Justice
  • Modesto Library
  • Modesto School
  • Modesto Water District Building
  • Moore Business Forms
  • Pacific Freight Express Ice
  • Pg&E
  • Proctor & Gamble
  • Rapp Wm A Company
  • Scenic Hospital
  • Standard Brands Foods
  • Standard Materials
  • Stanislaus Food Products Company
  • Stanislaus Memorial Hospital
  • Stanislaus Pump & Supply
  • Tillie Lewis Foods
  • Tri-Valley Cannery
  • Tri-Valley Growers
  • Wheeler Roofing
02. Doctors

Mesothelioma Doctors near Modesto, California

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

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

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

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

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

03. Cancer Centers

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Modesto, California

We have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers within a 100-mile radius of Modesto, California. Click on a specific cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered, affiliated mesothelioma doctors and how to contact the cancer center.

Stanford Cancer Institute
Stanford, CA 94305

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

04. Support Services

Cancer Support Services Near Modesto, California

Cancer support services for mesothelioma patients include patient transport, temporary housing, physical therapy and counseling. The following local services may be of help to you while you are receiving treatment for mesothelioma.

California Treatment Support Services
Counseling & Support Groups
  • Mercy UC Davis Cancer Center 
    (Merced)
    855-254-0427
  • ValleyCare Medical Plaza 
    (Pleasanton)
    925-847-3000
  • Dorothy E. Schneider Cancer Center 
    (San Mateo)
    650-696-4405
  • UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center 
    (San Francisco)
    415-885-7210
Long-Term Housing
  • Lazarex Cancer Foundation 
    (Danville)
    877-866-9523
  • Family House 
    (San Francisco)
    415-476-8321
  • California Cancer Center 
    (Fresno)
    559-451-3655
Patient Transport
  • Eden Medical Transportation 
    (San Leandro)
    866-292-6230
Physical Therapy
  • ValleyCare Cancer Rehabilitation Program 
    (Livermore)
    925-373-4019
  • ValleyCare Cancer Rehabilitation Program 
    (Dublin)
    925-416-3667
  • OPTM Sports & Physical Therapy 
    (San Jose)
    408-979-2300
  • Palo Alto Medical Foundation 
    (Sunnyvale)
    408-523-3060
  • OPTM Sports & Physical Therapy 
    (Los Gatos)
    408-354-2223
  • Palo Alto Medical Foundation 
    (Palo Alto)
    650-853-3355
  • Palo Alto Medical Foundation 
    (Soquel)
    831-458-6230
  • Palo Alto Medical Foundation 
    (San Carlos)
    650-632-0816
  • Palo Alto Medical Foundation 
    (Santa Cruz)
    831-458-6230
05. Filing a Lawsuit

Filing a Mesothelioma Lawsuit in Modesto

If you were exposed to asbestos at a commercial, residential or military site in Modesto, California and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you may be entitled to compensation. Don’t lose your right to file a lawsuit to hold those responsible accountable. You must act quickly and file your claim within the appropriate statute of limitations for the state of California.

06. Law Firms

Legal Help for Modesto Residents with Mesothelioma

Dean, Omar and Branham, L.L.P.

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.

Kaiser Gornick LLP

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.

Simmons Hanly Conroy

As one of the nation’s leading mesothelioma law firms, Simmons Hanly Conroy has a proven track record. Every mesothelioma lawyer at the firm is committed to helping families affected by mesothelioma and asbestos-related diseases.

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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 Modesto is the county seat of Stanislaus County in northern California, located 68 miles south of the state capital of Sacramento. The city occupies 37 square miles and has a population of approximately 201,000, making it the 18th largest city in California.

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