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Ethics in End-Stage Cancer

The advancements in the treatment of cancer have greatly increased the odds of survival; even for the worst types of cancer. Miraculous and inspirational recoveries, such as those by chief Justice William H. Rehnquist, who was recently hospitalized with complications from thyroid cancer, and cyclist Lance Armstrong, who overcame testicular cancer to win a seventh straight Tour de France, give hope to people across the globe that their loved ones may also share in the miracle and pull through.... Read More →