Why I am opposed to euthanasia after 14 years of caring for mum
Wednesday, June 10th, 2009
‘Since my mother was diagnosed with terminal cancer 14 years ago, our family has developed a black sense of humour, and when I sang the song over lunch it was my mother who laughed the loudest.
Multiple myeloma is an aggressive form of cancer of the plasma cells, and sufferers have an average life expectancy of between two to four years.
Although at times she has prayed for a release, my mother has bravely battled on and is now only months away from the world record for survival with this condition (which I suppose is something to be proud of, though I can think of less trying records to set).’
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