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Asbestos Exposure, Mesothelioma Doctors and Lawyers in Fitchburg, Massachusetts

Fitchburg is the third largest city in Worcester County, Massachusetts, with a population of approximately 41,000. Fitchburg occupies a 28.1 square mile area of steep hills which are drained by the north branch of the Nashua River. The city has a diverse ethnic make-up, thanks to successive waves of immigration, including the largest Finnish-American community in the United States. Though suffering from decades of decline, Fitchburg still retains many handsome examples of 19th century architecture, several attractive parks, an art museum and a state university.

Fitchburg first incorporated as a town in 1764, and later as a city in 1872. It is named for John Fitch, a settler who along with his children was taken to Canada by Native Americans in 1748. Fitch and his family returned to the area the following year. In choosing to locate the town center along the Nashua River rather than on Dean Hill, the town's founders set the stage for industry, rather than agriculture, to shape Fitchburg's development. During the 19th century, the river powered mills which turned out machinery, tools, textiles, and firearms. Alvah Crocker established Crocker Burbank & Company, and became one of Fitchburg's most influential citizens. Burbank Hospital was the legacy of his partner, Gardner S. Burbank. The sprawling Crocker Burbank mill complex at one time occupied most of West Fitchburg and Waite's Corner. Crocker also financed the building of Crocker Field, and lobbied for the construction of the Hoosac Tunnel, linking Fitchburg by rail to Boston and Albany. By the 1870s, Fitchburg was a major manufacturing center, and businesses such as Simonds Saw & Steel Company and the Iver Johnson Arms and Cycle Works flourished. After World War II, Fitchburg began a long period of decline. Many industries moved their manufacturing operations away from New England. The closing of the James River Paper Company and General Electric turbine plant in the 1980's meant the loss of hundreds of local jobs. The development of shopping malls and suburban housing drew business and shoppers away from downtown, and once busy mills sat abandoned. Recent immigrants have begun to rebuild area business, opening restaurants and retail shops.

Fitchburg's diverse industrial history and legacy of historic buildings make exposure to asbestos an ongoing concern. Workers in construction and other trades may have been put at risk for asbestos disease. Mesothelioma clinics in and around Fitchburg are listed at the bottom of the page.

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Other Asbestos Sites in Fitchburg, Massachusetts

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

  • American Woolen Company
  • Borden Chemical
  • Burbank Hospital
  • Crocker Burbank and Company
  • Cushing Dickenson Realty Company
  • Fitchburg Foundry Division
  • Fitchburg Gas & Electric Company
  • Fitchburg Junior High School
  • Fitchburg Paper Company
  • Fitchburg State Teachers College
  • Fitchbury Gas & Electric Company
  • General Electric Company
  • Hedstrom Union
  • James River Paper
  • Jennisson Company
  • Louis De Jonage and Company
  • Putnam Machine Company
  • Simmons Saw & Steel Company
  • Stratton Rotating Engine Company
  • V. Pelleteiri & Sons, Incorporated
  • Weyerhaeuser Company

Find a Mesothelioma Doctor near Fitchburg, MA

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


Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA 02215

Distance: 39.3 miles


Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA 02215
Distance: 39.3 miles


Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA 02115
Distance: 39.8 miles


Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA 02115
Distance: 39.8 miles


Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Pathology Associates
Boston, MA 02114

Distance: 40.6 miles


Hassan Ettensohn Medical Specialists, Ltd.
Pawtucket, RI 02860
Distance: 53.2 miles


Our Lady of Fatima Hospital
Atwood Medical Center
Johnston, RI 02919

Distance: 54.2 miles


Hematology and Oncology Associates of Rhode Island
Cranston, RI 02920
Distance: 58.9 miles


Our Lady of Fatima Hospital
Cranston, RI 02920
Distance: 58.9 miles


The Hospital of Central Connecticut
New Britain, CT 06050
Distance: 80.9 miles


Norris Cotton Cancer Center
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, NH 03756

Distance: 81.1 miles


Norris Cotton Cancer Center
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, NH 03756

Distance: 81.1 miles

Contact a Cancer Center near Fitchburg, MA

If you need help getting an accurate diagnosis or developing a treatment plan, the following mesothelioma cancers near Fitchburg, Massachusetts have the resources available to assist you. More detailed information about each cancer center is available by clicking on the appropriate cancer center detail link.


Boston, MA 02215
Distance: 39.3 miles


International Mesothelioma Program
Boston, MA 02115

Distance: 39.8 miles


Kendall Square
Cambridge, MA 02142

Distance: 40.0 miles


Boston, MA 02114
Distance: 40.6 miles


The Leonard and Adele R. Decof Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Providence, RI 02906

Distance: 55.6 miles


Thoracic Oncology Program
Hartford, CT 06102

Distance: 72.7 miles


Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
One Medical Center Drive
Lebanon, NH 03756

Distance: 81.1 miles

Mesothelioma Patient Support Services near Fitchburg

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.

Massachusetts Treatment Support Services

  • Counseling & Support Groups

    • Look Good Feel Better Program, Lowell General Hospital
      (Lowell)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 23.8 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better Program, MetroWest Medical Center
      (Framingham)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 28.0 miles
    • Bedford Counseling Associates
      (Manchester)
      603-623-1916
      Distance: 32.9 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better Program, Newton-Wellesley Hospital
      (Newton)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 33.0 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better Program, Winchester Hospital Breast Care Center
      (Woburn)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 33.6 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better Program, Winchester Hospital's Center for Cancer Care
      (Winchester)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 34.7 miles
    • Pastoral Counseling Services
      (Manchester)
      603-627-2702
      Distance: 35.3 miles
    • Catholic Charities - New Hampshire
      (Manchester)
      603-669-3030
      Distance: 35.3 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better Program, Hallmark Health System Hematology and Oncology Center
      (Stoneham)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 36.9 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better Program, St Elizabeths Medical Center
      (Brighton)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 36.9 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better Program, Mount Auburn Hospital
      (Cambridge)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 37.1 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better Program, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
      (Boston)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 39.3 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better Program, Massachusetts General Hospital
      (Boston)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 40.6 miles
    • Boston Medical Center Solomont Center for Hematology and Oncology
      (Boston)
      617-638-5795
      Distance: 41.1 miles
    • Mayor's Health Line
      (Boston)
      617-534-5050
      Distance: 41.1 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better Program, Lahey Medical Center - Peabody
      (Peabody)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 42.5 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better Program, Mass General North Shore Cancer Center
      (Danvers)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 43.5 miles
    • Memorial Hospital
      (Pawtucket)
      401-729-2700
      Distance: 53.2 miles
    • Care New England Wellness Center
      (Warwick)
      401-732-3066
      Distance: 63.2 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better, York Hospital
      (York)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 70.0 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better, Cancer Care Center of York County
      (Sanford)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 78.2 miles
    • South County Health
      (Wakefield)
      401-782-8000
      Distance: 81.0 miles
    • Look Good Feel Better, Southern Maine Health Care
      (Biddeford)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 91.7 miles
    • Connecticut Counseling Services
      (Waterbury)
      203-755-8874
      Distance: 93.7 miles
    • Samaritan Counseling Services
      (Albany)
      518-250-4205
      Distance: 99.6 miles
  • Long-Term Housing

    • American Cancer Society - Maine Hotel Partner Program
      (Framingham)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 26.1 miles
    • American Cancer Society - Massachusetts Hotel Partner Program
      (Framingham)
      800-227-2345
      Distance: 26.1 miles
    • AstraZeneca Hope Lodge - Boston
      (Boston)
      617-396-5510
      Distance: 39.9 miles
    • Boston Housing Authority
      (Boston)
      617-988-4000
      Distance: 41.4 miles
    • Alliance for Better Long Term Care
      (Warwick)
      401-785-3340
      Distance: 61.1 miles
    • Extended Stay America Hotels Warwick
      (Warwick)
      401-732-2547
      Distance: 63.2 miles
    • Montage Rocky Hill
      (Rocky Hill)
      860-756-0368
      Distance: 77.8 miles
    • Maynard House
      (Hanover)
      603-643-3277
      Distance: 80.7 miles
    • Rest Easy - Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
      (Lebanon)
      603-650-5000
      Distance: 81.1 miles
    • Flats at 390
      (Meriden)
      203-292-1099
      Distance: 87.8 miles
  • Patient Transport

    • Gentle Care Ride
      (Nashua)
      603-341-1720
      Distance: 19.3 miles
    • Entourage Transportation
      (Manchester)
      603-851-8368
      Distance: 35.3 miles
    • Central Boston Elder Services
      (Roxbury)
      617-277-7416
      Distance: 40.9 miles
    • WellTransit
      (Seabrook)
      603-531-3336
      Distance: 52.1 miles
    • Med Tech Ambulance Service
      (Pawtucket)
      401-726-2000
      Distance: 53.9 miles
    • Accu Tran Ambulance Service
      (East Providence)
      401-490-0446
      Distance: 57.9 miles
    • Andover Dial a Ride
      (Andover)
      860-742-7305
      Distance: 65.6 miles
    • Connecticut Transportation Solutions
      (Waterbury)
      203-592-7213
      Distance: 93.7 miles
  • Physical Therapy

    • Exeter Hospital Physical Therapy
      (Plaistow)
      603-257-3333
      Distance: 40.4 miles
    • Concord Hospital Rehab Services
      (Warner)
      603-230-5600
      Distance: 50.1 miles
    • Roger Williams Cancer Center
      (Providence)
      401-456-2077
      Distance: 54.7 miles
    • Rhode Island Hospital, The Comprehensive Cancer Center
      (Providence)
      401-444-4000
      Distance: 56.6 miles
    • Portsmouth Regional Hospital
      (Portsmouth)
      603-436-5110
      Distance: 61.0 miles
    • Kent Hospital
      (East Greenwich)
      401-886-4650
      Distance: 67.0 miles
    • Gaylord Physical Therapy, Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
      (North Haven)
      203-230-9226
      Distance: 98.9 miles

Filing a Mesothelioma Lawsuit in Fitchburg

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos at a commercial, residential or military site in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, you may be entitled to compensation. Don’t lose your right to file a claim. You must act quickly and file your claim within the appropriate statute of limitations for the state of Massachusetts.

Legal Help for Fitchburg Residents with Mesothelioma

The Deaton Law Firm offers support to those suffering from Mesothelioma and asbestos related diseases. We provide compassionate assistance, guidance and hope to those diagnosed with Mesothelioma. We are dedicated to holding corporate entities accountable to you and your family for their negligent actions.

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.

 If you’ve chosen Shepard Law, you’ve made the right choice. With special expertise handling environmental torts, such major asbestos claims involving mesothelioma or lung cancer, we commit the full resources of our firm to every case we take.

For more than 35 years, Thornton Law Firm LLP has been a leader in mesothelioma and asbestos illness litigation.  We have a national reputation for persistence and success that draws clients from throughout the Northeast and across the country.

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