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UC Davis doctors took advantage of the vulnerable
Sacramento Bee

Basic rules that guide the ethical treatment of all patients cannot be waived for the most vulnerable, the terminally ill. Clearly in the case of Terri Bradley – a University of California, Davis, brain cancer patient – those basic rules were ignored. That’s the message and the warning underlying the story of Bradley’s life and painful death, as reported by The Bee’s Marjie Lundstrom.

In November 2010, UC Davis neurosurgeons J. Paul Muizelaar and Rudolph J. Schrot implanted live bacteria in an open wound in Bradley’s brain.