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UCD surgery leaves family bereft
Sacramento Bee

In the antiseptic language of government documents, she was identified only as Patient No. 2, a dying woman who agreed to undergo an experimental procedure at the UC Davis Medical Center.

To her family, she was Terri Lee Bradley of Placerville, a devoted single mother with a quirky sense of humor and a hardy knack for home-improvement projects.

And then she was diagnosed at age 56 with a killer brain tumor that would change the course of numerous lives – and envelop one of California’s premier academic institutions in scandal.