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Activist Finds Inspiration In Death

Alexandra Drane regrets never asking her sister-in-law about her end of life care wishes. At 32, Rosaria “Za” Vandenberg, a devoted wife and mother, was unexpectedly diagnosed with Stage 4 brain cancer and began a journey of painful treatments and hospitalizations. “She was diagnosed on New Year’s Eve and died seven months later,” Drane said. “One of the realizations […]

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Family Physicians Play Key Roles At The End Of Life, Study Finds

Family physicians play a vital role in helping terminally ill patients to die in comfortable and familiar surroundings, according to new findings published in the Annals of Family Medicine. Researchers, led by Thijs Reyniers, from Vrije Universiteit Brussel in Belgium, sought to better understand family physicians’ perceptions regarding their roles and the difficulties faced caring for the seriously […]

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