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Brittany Maynard has brain cancer and chooses the day she will die

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    I just thought I would make this an MIA topic since end-of-life choice advocacy is discussed here sometimes.

    If anyone wants to follow this http://www.google.com/search?q=Brittany+Maynard

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPfe3rCcUeQ

    And the right to refuse treatment is discussed here too,

    Because my tumor is so large, doctors prescribed full brain radiation. I read about the side effects: The hair on my scalp would have been singed off. My scalp would be left covered with first-degree burns. My quality of life, as I knew it, would be gone.

    After months of research, my family and I reached a heartbreaking conclusion: There is no treatment that would save my life, and the recommended treatments would have destroyed the time I had left.

    Source: http://q13fox.com/2014/10/07/brittany-maynard-my-right-to-death-with-dignity-at-29/

    It would be nice if mental health patients had the right to refuse brain treatment that destroys quality of life or even got informed consent.

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