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  •  I read an article that medical professionals (5+ / 0-)

    do choose not to have cancer treated more than non-professionals.  They know how miserable the side-effects can be and choose to enjoy what life they have rather than be miserable for a few more months of life.  Not sure is this applies to N.

    ...Son, those Elephants always look out for themselves. If you happen to get a crumb or two from their policies, it's a complete coincidence. -Malharden's Dad

    by slowbutsure on Sat Aug 17, 2013 at 05:40:02 PM PDT

    •  I read that same piece. (2+ / 0-)
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      SoCalSal, Yo Bubba

      It was quite thought-provoking. (For those who wish to read it, it's called "How Doctors Die"). Having so many near dealing with cancer lately, it was a big mental morsel to chew on.

      I don't think it reflected N's motives, but can't really know, of course. For all I know, N was giving friends and relations a middle finger. Or embracing the inevitable. Or just didn't want to deal with other people's drama. Or be a bother.

      I suppose these things are as personal as they get.

      I live under the bridge to the 21st Century.

      by Crashing Vor on Sat Aug 17, 2013 at 08:26:07 PM PDT

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