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Pawtucket is located in Providence County with more than 72,000 residents, making it the fourth largest city in Rhode Island. The city boasts residential areas with 30,000 housing units and an employment center with 1,000 commercial and service establishments. Attractions and notable sites in Pawtucket include Slater Memorial Park; Veterans Memorial Park which features a 225-seat amphitheater; and the Pawtucket Red Sox, the AAA affiliate/Minor League team of the Boston Red Sox.


Founded in 1671 and incorporated as a city in 1886, Pawtucket was a significant contributor of cotton textiles during the American Industrial Revolution. In 1793, Slater Mill was built on Black River falls in downtown Pawtucket and became the first successful cotton-spinning mill with a fully mechanized power system in the United States. Other manufacturers followed in Slater Mills success transforming Pawtucket into a center for textiles, iron working and other products. Several specialty textile operations still exist in Pawtucket along with nearly 300 diversified industries. Products produced in the city today include lace, non-woven and elastic woven materials, jewelry, silverware, metals and textiles. Hasbro, one of the world’s largest manufacturer of toys and games, is headquartered in Pawtucket.

Pawtucket has experienced substantial residential, municipal and commercial construction as well as a long history of manufacturing, particularly during the 20th century. Consequently, asbestos exposure was a concern for workers and their loved ones in Pawtucket. For your convenience, we have listed mesothelioma cancer centers located in or near Pawtucket at the bottom of this page. Additionally, asbestos lawyers may be able to give guidance if you were exposed to asbestos in Pawtucket and then diagnosed with mesothelioma.

01. Exposure Sites

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Pawtucket

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

Pawtucket, Rhode Island Jobsites Where Asbestos Exposure Occurred

  • Acme Finishing Company
  • American Insulated Wire Corp
  • Apex Store
  • Blackstone Gas and Electric
  • Blackstone Valley Gas and Electric Company
  • Boston Stove
  • Brook Manor Housing
  • Burgess Mills
  • Cadoza Sales Company
  • Checker Club
  • Coats and Clarks Inc.
  • Coats Field Shopping Center
  • Colfax Packing
  • Collier Wire
  • Crescent Wire
  • Dexter Yarn Company
  • Dytex Chemical Plant
  • E Jenckes Manufacturing Company
  • Eastern Supply Company
  • Eden Corporation
  • Elizabeth Webbing
  • Essex Company
  • Firestone
  • Flora Curtis School
  • Fogarty Housing Project
  • Fram Corporation
  • Goff Jr. High School
  • Greenhalgh Mills Inc
  • Grove Street School
  • H and W Realty Corp
  • Hamilton Mills
  • Hamlet Textile Company
  • Hemphill Mills
  • Hope Erco Building
  • Hope Webbing Company Inc
  • Howard Johnson’s
  • Industrial Trust Building
  • J. and P. Coats Inc.
  • James Brown
  • Jenekes Spinning Company
  • Jenks School
  • Kennedy Housing Project
  • Lebanon Mills
  • Leroy Theater
  • Marvin Corporation
  • Mchale Warehouse
  • Microfibre
  • Miriam Hospital
  • Moore Fabric
  • Narragansett Electric Sub Station
  • Narragansett Terminal
  • Narragansett Wire
  • Northeast Insulation
  • Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corporation
  • Owens‐Corning Supply Corporation
  • Pantex Manufacturing Company
  • Pantex Pressing Machine Company
  • Pantex Rubber
  • Paramount Card
  • Paramount Printing Company
  • Pawtucket Bank
  • Pawtucket Boys Club
  • Pawtucket Bus Station
  • Pawtucket Elderly Housing
  • Pawtucket Electric Company
  • Pawtucket Electric Light Company
  • Pawtucket Elementary School
  • Pawtucket Hot Water Tank
  • Pawtucket Housing
  • Pawtucket Ice Rink
  • Pawtucket Inst. For Savings
  • Pawtucket Memorial Hospital
  • Pawtucket Municipal Garage
  • Pawtucket Nursing Home
  • Pawtucket Rendering Plant
  • Pawtucket School – School Street
  • Pawtucket School – Sterry Street
  • Pawtucket Telephone
  • Pawtucket Treatment Plant
  • Pawtucket Villa
  • Peerless Clothing
  • Potter & Johnston Machine Company
  • Prospect Hill
  • Robert Burgess Treas. Slater Cotton Mills
  • Robinson Rayon Mills
  • Royal Electric Corp
  • Sacred Heart Church
  • Sayles Library
  • Sergeant & Wilbur
  • Slater Cotton Company
  • St. Ceciles Convent
  • St. Joseph’s Church
  • St. Maria Goretta
  • St. Mathews Church
  • St. Paul’s Church
  • St. Raymond’s Church
  • St. Thomas
  • Stewart Infra Red
  • Stop & Shop
  • Tamarack Company
  • Tolman High School
  • Trades Building., Inc.
  • United States Cotton Company
  • W.F. and F.C. Sayles Lorraine Manufacturing Company
  • Whites Foundry
  • Woodlawn Apartments
02. Doctors

Locate a Mesothelioma Doctor near Pawtucket

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

Photo of Jack A. Elias, M.D.

Jack A. Elias, M.D.

Dean of Medicine and Biological Sciences & Senior Vice President for Health Affairs
Providence, RI
Bio

Photo of Anthony Testa, M.D.

Anthony Testa, M.D.

Hematologist & Oncologist
Johnston, RI
Bio

Photo of Sundaresan T. Sambandam, M.D.

Sundaresan T. Sambandam, M.D.

Oncologist
Cranston, RI
Bio

Photo of John Pella, M.D.

John Pella, M.D.

Pulmonologist
Cranston, RI
Bio

Photo of Scott J. Swanson, M.D.

Scott J. Swanson, M.D.

Director of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
Boston, MA
Bio

Photo of David J. Kwiatkowski, M.D.

David J. Kwiatkowski, M.D.

Senior Physician
Boston, MA
Bio

Photo of Raphael Bueno, M.D.

Raphael Bueno, M.D.

Chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery and Director of the International Mesothelioma...
Boston, MA
Bio

Photo of Michael S. Kent, M.D.

Michael S. Kent, M.D.

Director of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
Boston, MA
Bio

Photo of Pasi A. Janne, M.D.

Pasi A. Janne, M.D.

Director of the Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology
Boston, MA
Bio

Photo of Richard L. Kradin, M.D.

Richard L. Kradin, M.D.

Associate Pathologist
Boston, MA
Bio

Photo of Michael R. Grey, M.D.

Michael R. Grey, M.D.

Chairman of the Department of Medicine
Hartford, CT
Bio

Photo of Frank C. Detterbeck, M.D.

Frank C. Detterbeck, M.D.

Chief of Thoracic Surgery and Surgical Director of Thoracic Oncology
New Haven, CT
Bio

Photo of Carrie A. Redlich, M.D.

Carrie A. Redlich, M.D.

Director of the Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program
New Haven, CT
Bio

03. Cancer Centers

Locate a Cancer Center near Pawtucket, Rhode Island

We present below a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100-mile radius of Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Click on a specific cancer center link to obtain more in-depth information about each one.

Lifespan Cancer Institute, Rhode Island Hospital

Lifespan Cancer Institute, Rhode Island Hospital

Providence, RI 02903

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Boston, MA 02115

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Boston, MA 02215

Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research

Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research

Cambridge, MA 02139

Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Boston, MA 02114

Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at Hartford Hospital

Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at Hartford Hospital

Hartford, CT 06106

Smilow Cancer Hospital

Smilow Cancer Hospital

New Haven, CT 06511

04. Support Services

Locate Cancer Support Services Near Pawtucket

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 Pawtucket, Rhode Island for your convenience.

Rhode Island Treatment Support Services
Counseling & Support Groups
  • South County Health 
    (Wakefield)
    401-782-8000
  • Care New England Wellness Center 
    (Warwick)
    401-732-3066
  • Memorial Hospital 
    (Pawtucket)
    401-729-2700
  • Look Good Feel Better Program Center 
    (various locations)
    800-227-2345
  • Boston Medical Center Solomont Center for Hematology and Oncology 
    (Boston)
    617-638-5795
  • Mayor’s Health Line 
    (Boston)
    617-534-5050
  • Connecticut Counseling Services 
    (Waterbury)
    203-755-8874
Long-Term Housing
  • Extended Stay America Hotels Warwick 
    (Warwick)
    401-732-2547
  • Alliance for Better Long Term Care 
    (Warwick)
    401-785-3340
  • AstraZeneca Hope Lodge – Boston 
    (Boston)
    617-396-5510
  • American Cancer Society – Maine Hotel Partner Program 
    (Framingham)
    800-227-2345
  • American Cancer Society – Massachusetts Hotel Partner Program 
    (Framingham)
    800-227-2345
  • Boston Housing Authority 
    (Boston)
    617-988-4000
  • Montage Rocky Hill 
    (Rocky Hill)
    860-756-0368
  • Flats at 390 
    (Meriden)
    203-292-1099
  • Atria Stratford 
    (Stratford)
    203-380-0006
Patient Transport
  • Accu Tran Ambulance Service 
    (East Providence)
    401-490-0446
  • Med Tech Ambulance Service 
    (Pawtucket)
    401-726-2000
  • Andover Dial a Ride 
    (Andover)
    860-742-7305
  • Central Boston Elder Services 
    (Roxbury)
    617-277-7416
  • Connecticut Transportation Solutions 
    (Waterbury)
    203-592-7213
  • Gentle Care Ride 
    (Nashua)
    603-341-1720
  • WellTransit 
    (Seabrook)
    603-531-3336
  • Lifestar Medical Transportation
    (Pawtucket, Smithfield)
    401-572-3300
Physical Therapy
  • Kent Hospital 
    (East Greenwich)
    401-886-4650
  • Rhode Island Hospital, The Comprehensive Cancer Center 
    (Providence)
    401-444-4000
  • Roger Williams Cancer Center 
    (Providence)
    401-456-2077
  • Gaylord Physical Therapy, Orthopedics & Sports Medicine 
    (North Haven)
    203-230-9226
  • Griffin Hospital 
    (Derby)
    203-732-7445
  • Exeter Hospital Physical Therapy 
    (Plaistow)
    603-257-3333

Find Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure Sites Near You

Find Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure Sites Near You

Pawtucket is located in Providence County with more than 72,000 residents, making it the fourth largest city in Rhode Island. The city boasts residential areas with 30,000 housing units and an employment center with 1,000 commercial and service establishments. Attractions and notable sites in Pawtucket include Slater Memorial Park; Veterans Memorial Park which features a 225-seat amphitheater; and the Pawtucket Red Sox, the AAA affiliate/Minor League team of the Boston Red Sox.

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