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American Journal of Bioethics.

Medical Aid-in-Dying is an Ethical and Important End-of-Life Care Option

My wife, Brittany Maynard, died on November 1, 2014, of a brain tumor, but she used medical aid-in-dying to insure a peaceful death and end the unbearable suffering when no other option would provide relief. After Brittany was diagnosed in January 2014, she endured an eight-hour brain surgery and we researched every treatment option that offered any hope of extending her life. But the brain tumor was growing aggressively. Brittany’s doctors informed her she had six months to live. She was only 29 years old.

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Volume 19, Issue 10
October 2019