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Compassion & Choices

We're an organization dedicated to improving care, expanding options and empowering everyone to chart their end-of-life journey.

Compassion & Choices

We're an organization dedicated to improving care, expanding options and empowering everyone to chart their end-of-life journey.

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C&C storyteller Danna Nelson is living with stage 4 cancer and advocating for the option of medical aid in dying in her home state of Minnesota.

Compassion & Choices' legal team wins suit to drop residency restriction from Oregon's medical aid-in-dying law

Learn more about this win and residency restrictions.

Latest News

Mass. Medical Society Strongly Reaffirms Neutral Position on Medical Aid in Dying  

Compassion & Choices praised the Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) for voting to maintain a neutral position on legislation giving terminally ill patients the option of medical aid in dying to peacefully end unbearable suffering. The MMS’ House of Delegates voted by a 4-1 margin, 93-23, to maintain its position of “engaged neutrality” on Saturday, May 21.

Grupo Presenta Moción para Intervenir y Oponerse a Demanda Federal que Invalida Ley de Ayuda Médica para Morir de California  

Advierten que Cientos de Californianos con Enfermedades Terminales Pueden Sufrir Innecesariamente Si la Corte Anula la Ley (Los Ánge...

El Diario (NY) y La Opinión en Los Ángeles: Hagamos un cambio cultural para preparar nuestro fin de vida  

Esta editorial fue publicado en El Diario (NY) y La Opinión en Los Ángeles el 24 de mayo.".....Los hispanos carecen de acceso...

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Stories

Roger Kligler, M.D.  

A long-time advocate for medical aid in dying, Roger Kligler is a retired physician in Falmouth, MA, living with prostate cancer.

“I want this option to be clearly authorized in Massachusetts in my lifetime—for me, for you, for everyone.”

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Amanda Baudanza  

Amanda Baudanza’s husband suffered a prolonged and painful death from cancer. She is advocating for medical aid in dying in Massachusetts.

“The absence of the option of medical aid in dying in Massachusetts robbed my husband of peace of mind.”

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