Published in Oncology Business Week, March 23rd, 2008
Mrs. Barras's husband, Louis Barras, was a refinery worker at the Beaumont DuPont facility between 1957 and 1985. She washed her husband's dusty work clothes, not knowing that they were covered with asbestos fibers. Mrs. Barras now suffers from asbestos-related pleural mesothelioma, an aggressive cancer that attacks the lining of the lungs.
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