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Asbestos Exposure, Mesothelioma Doctors and Lawyers in Sandwich, Massachusetts

The Town of Sandwich, approximately 57 miles south-southeast of Boston, is the oldest town on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The seaside community of 23,000 residents is located on Cape Cod Bay, with the Cape Cod Canal dividing the northern part of Sandwich from the rest of the town. Sandwich, like most Cape Cod towns, is largely residential and relies on tourism for much of its economic base. Summer visitors may stroll the charming town center, lined with art galleries, book and antique stores or enjoy Sandwich's beaches, state conservation lands, and museums.

Sandwich was settled in 1637, and incorporated in 1639 by settlers from Saugus. Early settlers took up agriculture and fishing, taking advantage of the town's seaside location and geography of low hills, ponds and forest. Some industry developed along the Scusset River and Old Harbor Creek area, including the Dexter Grist Mill. In the early 19th century, local timber was readily available, enabling Deming Jarves to establish the Boston & Sandwich Glass Factory in 1825. After the Civil War, competition from glass factories in other states caused prices to decline. This, combined with a worker's strike in 1887, caused the factory to close its doors in 1888. The company was known for its wide variety of colored, pressed-glass tableware, and similar "Sandwich glass" pieces remain popular with collectors. In 1909, construction began on the Cape Cod Canal, which would connect Cape Cod Bay to Buzzards Bay, substantially shortening the shipping route from New York City to Boston. In 1966, the Canal Electric Power Generating Station was built to provide electricity to most of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. A portion of Otis Air National Guard Base is also located in Sandwich.

Workers in Sandwich, particularly in the residential and commercial construction industry, may have been exposed to asbestos, putting them at risk for asbestos-related diseases. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer and you are looking for a mesothelioma expert, scroll down to the bottom to see a list of those located in and around Sandwich. Additionally, asbestos attorneys may be able to give guidance if you were exposed to asbestos in Sandwich and then diagnosed with mesothelioma.

Other Asbestos Sites in Sandwich, Massachusetts

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

  • Canal Electric Powerhouse
  • Canal Plant
  • Canal Project
  • Mirant Corp
  • Negea Canal
  • Negea Elec Power Plt
  • New England Electricl Power Station
  • Ny Nh H Rr
  • Sandwich Power Plant
  • Stone & Webster Engineering Corporation
  • Webster Street Power Plant
  • Westinghouse Electric Company

Find a Mesothelioma Doctor near Sandwich, MA

For your convenience, we have prepared the following list of mesothelioma doctors located within a 100-mile radius of Sandwich, Massachusetts. To view more information about the doctor's background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations and office locations, please click on the doctor detail link provided.


Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
Distance: 48.2 miles


Hassan Ettensohn Medical Specialists, Ltd.
Pawtucket, RI 02860
Distance: 48.4 miles


Hematology and Oncology Associates of Rhode Island
Cranston, RI 02920
Distance: 51.2 miles


Our Lady of Fatima Hospital
Cranston, RI 02920
Distance: 51.2 miles


Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA 02115
Distance: 53.5 miles


Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA 02115
Distance: 53.5 miles


Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Pathology Associates
Boston, MA 02114

Distance: 53.7 miles


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

Distance: 53.9 miles


Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA 02215
Distance: 53.9 miles


Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA 02215
Distance: 53.9 miles


Our Lady of Fatima Hospital
Johnston, RI 02919
Distance: 54.1 miles

Sandwich, Massachusetts Mesothelioma Cancer Centers

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100-mile radius of Sandwich, Massachusetts. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered, areas of expertise and how to contact the cancer center.


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

Distance: 47.9 miles


International Mesothelioma Program
Boston, MA 02115

Distance: 53.5 miles


Boston, MA 02114
Distance: 53.7 miles


Boston, MA 02215
Distance: 53.9 miles


Kendall Square
Cambridge, MA 02142

Distance: 54.1 miles

Mesothelioma Patient Support Services near Sandwich

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 Sandwich, Massachusetts for your convenience.

Massachusetts Treatment Support Services

Filing a Mesothelioma Claim in Sandwich, MA

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos at a commercial, residential or military site in Sandwich, 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.

Mesothelioma Law Firms Servicing Sandwich

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.

Resources for Sandwich Mesothelioma Patients

Asbestos-Related News in Massachusetts

Combination Immunotherapy Treatment Looks Promising for Mesothelioma

Boston, Massachusetts - April 24, 2018

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have discovered a promising combination immunotherapy treatment for mesothelioma. Learn about the clinical trial at Mesothelioma.com.

Asbestos Protections Funded by EPA for New England States

Boston, Massachusetts - November 15, 2017

The EPA gave $631,000 to New England states for asbestos protection activities in school buildings. Read more at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.

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Editor in Chief, Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

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