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The carer

A cancer surgeon reaches out to those most in need

By Vanessa E. Jones
Globe Staff / January 7, 2008

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Dr. Jane Mendez, a breast cancer surgeon at Boston Medical Center, has bad news for her 60-year-old patient, Delores Bayez. Two years ago, Mendez removed cancer from Bayez's left breast. As part of a clinical trial, Bayez elected not to have post-cancer radiation treatment. Now Mendez has to tell Bayez - a native of Puerto Rico, Mendez's birthplace - that ... (Full article: 1290 words)

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