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Why I plan to live fabulously healthy to the end

By David Heitz I think the feeling that you’re “growing older” is a state of mind more than anything else. For me, burying my last...

Cancer Treatment Side Effects: There is a Time to Treat and...

Palliative cancer treatment side effects can be difficult to endure for many patients. I feel that patients need to be armed with facts and...

Cancer Treatment Options: A Time to Treat a Time to Let...

Cancer treatment options should include switching to comfort care. The National Comprehensive Cancer Network has developed guidelines of when an oncologist should switch to comfort...

In Cancer Therapy, There is a Time to Treat and a...

Sara, an 80-year-old,  is receiving cancer therapy and she sent email to me. I have decided to tackle a difficult subject. This will be...

Physician Assisted Suicide? Rational Suicide? What You Need to Know

The Society for Old Age Rational Suicide of the UK has been in the news recently when a relatively healthy 76-year-old palliative care nurse...