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Great Lakes is a Naval Station in Lake County, Illinois. Constructed between 1905 and 1911, Naval Station Great Lakes occupies 1,628 acres, and functions much like a small city, with its own fire station, utilities and security force. Great Lakes is located on the shore of Lake Michigan, north of Chicago. It is currently the only Recruit Training facility for the U.S. Navy.


Great Lakes was constructed during the early 20th century, and has remained an active Naval base ever since, making asbestos exposure, a known factor in mesothelioma cancer, an ongoing concern. Mesothelioma cancer centers located near Naval Station Great Lakes are listed at the bottom of this page. If you were exposed to asbestos in Great Lakes, you may benefit from seeking the advice of an asbestos attorney.

01. Exposure Sites

Other Asbestos Exposure Sites in Great Lakes, Illinois

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

Great Lakes, Illinois Jobsites Where Asbestos Exposure Occurred

  • Camp Boone
  • Camp Decatur
  • Camp Dewey
  • Camp Farragut
  • Camp Lawrence
  • Camp Perry
  • Camp Ross
  • Great Lakes Hospital
  • Great Lakes Naval Training Station
  • Gunners Mates Service School
  • Naval Supply Depot
  • U.S. Naval Hospital
  • United States Naval Training Station
  • Us Naval Training Station
  • Veteran’s Administration Hospital

02. Doctors

Locate a Mesothelioma Doctor near Great Lakes, Illinois

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

Photo of Wickii Thambiah Vigneswaran, M.D.

Wickii Thambiah Vigneswaran, M.D.

Thoracic Surgeon
Maywood, IL
Bio


Photo of Michael J. Liptay, M.D.

Michael J. Liptay, M.D.

Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Chicago, IL
Bio


Photo of Philip D. Bonomi, M.D.

Philip D. Bonomi, M.D.

Medical Oncologist
Chicago, IL
Bio


Photo of Hedy Lee Kindler, M.D.

Hedy Lee Kindler, M.D.

Director of the Mesothelioma Program
Chicago, IL
Bio


Photo of Samuel Armato, M.D.

Samuel Armato, M.D.

Radiologist
Chicago, IL
Bio


Photo of Muaiaid Kittaneh, M.D.

Muaiaid Kittaneh, M.D.

Hematologist/Oncologist
Orland Park, IL
Bio


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David Johnstone, M.D.

Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Milwaukee, WI
Bio


Photo of H. Ian Robins, M.D.

H. Ian Robins, M.D.

Medical Oncologist
Madison, WI
Bio

03. Cancer Centers

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Great Lakes, Illinois

Browse through the list of mesothelioma cancer centers below that are within a 100-mile radius of Great Lakes, Illinois. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered and how to contact the cancer center.

Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Chicago

Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Chicago

Zion, IL 60099

Rush University Cancer Center

Rush University Cancer Center

Chicago, IL 60612

Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

Chicago, IL 60611

The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center

The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center

Chicago, IL 60637

Edward Cancer Center – Naperville

Edward Cancer Center – Naperville

Naperville, IL 60540

University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center

University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center

Madison, WI 53792

McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research

McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research

Madison, WI 53706

04. Support Services

Mesothelioma Patient Support Services near Great Lakes

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

Illinois Treatment Support Services
Counseling & Support Groups
  • Cancer Wellness Center – Northbrook 
    (Northbrook)
    847-509-9595
  • Gilda’s Club Chicago 
    (Chicago)
    312-464-9900
  • Wellness House 
    (Hinsdale)
    630-323-5150
  • Living Well 
    (Geneva)
    630-262-1111
  • Aurora Health Care
    (Milwaukee)
    888-863-5502
  • Cancer Support Center 
    (Mokena)
    708-478-3529
  • Cancer Resource Centre 
    (Munster)
    219-836-3349
Long-Term Housing
  • IMD Guest House 
    (Chicago)
    312-996-1167
  • Pay-It-Forward House NFP 
    (Sycamore)
    815-762-4882
  • Home Networks LLC 
    (Milwaukee)
    800-516-7356
Patient Transport
  • A and I Medical Transportation, Inc. 
    (Justice)
    708-237-3007
  • SCR Medical Transportation 
    (Chicago)
    773-967-6400
  • 5 Star Elite Medical Transportation Service 
    (Gary)
    219-577-2067
Physical Therapy
  • CTCA Chicago 
    (Zion)
    800-268-0786
  • Shirley Ryan AbilityLab 
    (Chicago)
    312-238-1000
  • Presence Health 
    (Chicago)
    877-737-4636
  • InnerStrength Rehabilitation Services for Cancer Patients, Inc. 
    (St. Charles)
    630-584-3021
  • PT Plus 
    (Milwaukee)
    414-292-3275
  • Pro Health Care 
    (Waukesha)
    262-696-0765
05. Filing a Lawsuit

Filing a Mesothelioma Claim in Great Lakes, Illinois

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

06. Law Firms

Asbestos Law Firms Servicing Great Lakes, Illinois

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 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.

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.


Find Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure Sites Near You

Find Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure Sites Near You

Great Lakes is a Naval Station in Lake County, Illinois. Constructed between 1905 and 1911, Naval Station Great Lakes occupies 1,628 acres, and functions much like a small city, with its own fire station, utilities and security force. Great Lakes is located on the shore of Lake Michigan, north of Chicago. It is currently the only Recruit Training facility for the U.S. Navy.

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