A 29-year-old woman with terminal brain cancer, Brittany Maynard, will end her life on Nov. 1, 2014 rather than allow her disease to progress. According to renowned surgeon and author Dr. Atul Gawande, Maynard’s case is “is a sign that our health care system has failed her.”
See what else Gawande had to say about Maynard’s case, assisted suicide, and death and dying.
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