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Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure in East Saint Louis, Illinois

The city of East St. Louis, Illinois is located on the Mississippi River directly across from St. Louis, Missouri. East St. Louis has an area of over 14 square miles and a population of approximately 31,000. Established in 1865, the city earned its nickname, the “All American City”, after having developed a strong industrial core and community by the mid 20th century.

Stockyards, meatpacking, and coal mining shaped East Saint Louis’ early economy. The area became saturated with factories for businesses such as Aluminum Company of America, American Steel, Mobil Oil, and Pfizer Chemical. One of the most powerful forces in the chemical industry, Monsanto Chemical, opened facilities in East Saint Louis as well. Through the 1950s and 1960s, East Saint Louis experienced continuous economic prosperity thanks to its large industrial base, however, more recent deindustrialization, railroad restructuring, and freeway construction forced many local factories to close. Major corporations relocated, leading to an enormous loss of working and middle-class jobs. Despite limited financial resources, East Saint Louis is currently undergoing several redevelopment projects with the goal of re-establishing the city as a safe, attractive, suburban community.

The industrial and manufacturing history of East Saint Louis places the city in a high risk category for asbestos exposure. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, a type of asbestos-related lung cancer, and are looking for a mesothelioma clinic, scroll down to see a list of those located near East Saint Louis. Additionally, you should know that asbestos law firms represent people from East Saint Louis who were exposed to asbestos and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in East Saint Louis

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

  • Alcoa Company
  • Allied Chemical
  • Aluminum Company of America
  • Aluminum Ore Company
  • American Manufacturing Company
  • American Steel Foundry
  • American Zinc Company of Illinois
  • Anderson Tire Company
  • Armour & Company
  • Armour and Company
  • C & D Design Engineering Company
  • Cahokia Power Station
  • Central Catholic H.S.
  • Cerro Corporation
  • Certain-Teed
  • Charles Pfizer & Company
  • City of East Saint Louis
  • Creosote Forest Products Company
  • E J Maag Shop
  • East Saint Louis Housing Authority
  • East Saint Louis Press
  • East St Louis and Suburban Railway
  • Elementis Pigments Inc
  • General Chemical Company
  • George S. Mepham Corporation
  • Glass House
  • Granby Mning and Smelting Company
  • Hunter Packing Company
  • Intercoastal Paint
  • Kohler Brothers
  • Lewin Mathes Company
  • Lincoln Walker Painting
  • Mcmahon Transfer & Storage
  • Mecca Insulators
  • Midwest Rubber Reclaiming Company
  • Missouri Pacific Railway
  • Mobil Oil Company
  • Monsanto Chemical
  • Nelson Morris and Company
  • Obear Nester Glass Company
  • Obernester Glass
  • Pfizer Chemical
  • Pittsburgh Reduction Company
  • Prestite Company
  • Publicker Commercial Alcohol Company
  • Republic Iron and Steel
  • Sea Wall
  • Shell Oil Company
  • Sinclair Oil Refinery
  • Socony Vacuum Oil Company
  • St Clair County Gas and Electric Company
  • Swift & Company
  • Swift and Company
  • Union Electric Light and Power Company
  • Walworth Company
  • Wiggins Ferry Company

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Contact a Mesothelioma Doctor near East Saint Louis

We have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors and oncologists that practice within a 100-mile radius of East Saint Louis, Illinois. Click on a specific doctor link to obtain more information about their areas of expertise, background, professional affiliations, office locations and contact information.


Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Siteman Cancer Center
Saint Louis, MO 63110

Distance: 8.1 miles


Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Siteman Cancer Center
Saint Louis, MO 63110

Distance: 8.1 miles


SIU Cardiothoracic Surgery at Simmons Cancer Institute
Springfield, IL 62702
Distance: 88.6 miles

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Find a Cancer Center near East Saint Louis

We have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers within a 100-mile radius of East Saint Louis, Illinois. 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.


Saint Louis, MO 63110
Distance: 8.1 miles


Siteman Cancer Center
Saint Louis, MO 63110

Distance: 8.1 miles


St. Louis, MO 63131
Distance: 17.5 miles

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Cancer Support Services Near East Saint Louis

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 East Saint Louis, Illinois for your convenience.

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Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in East Saint Louis

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 East Saint Louis, Illinois, you may be entitled to compensation. You must file your claim within the appropriate statute of limitations for the state of Illinois.

Mesothelioma Lawyers Servicing East Saint Louis

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.

At Gori Julian and Associates, P.C., 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.

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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Asbestos-Related News in Illinois

Could Keytruda and Chemotherapy Become New Standard of Care for Mesothelioma?

Chicago, Illinois - June 14, 2018

During this year’s American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, researchers presented the results of a phase 3 global clinical trial called KEYNOTE-407. The study’s data concluded that the combination of Keytruda® (pembrolizumab) and standard platinum-based chemotherapy should be the new first-line treatment for metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), which could also mean changes ahead for mesothelioma treatment.

Chicago Public Schools Ignoring Asbestos Problem

Chicago, Illinois - June 13, 2017

A report from Univision Chicago recently shed light on the inactivity of Chicago Public Schools (CPS) with respect to removing asbestos from its schools. About a dozen schools were supposed to undergo abatement for friable asbestos per environmental regulations, but it has not yet happened according to multiple sources.

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Author: Linda Molinari

Editor in Chief, Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

Linda Molinari

Reviewer: Jennifer R. Lucarelli

Lawyer for Mesothelioma Victims and Their Families

Jennifer R. Lucarelli
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