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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.

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NY Daily News: Opinion: Let terminally ill New Yorkers choose to die  

An excerpt from the Daily News opinion piece, “Let terminally ill New Yorkers choose to die,” by Amy Eilert and Daren Eilert, publi...

Compassion & Choices NY Weekly Why: What is Autonomy? (May 9)  

Distributed to New York State Lawmakers via email May 9, 2022: Last week, I asked you to consider what side you’re on with regard to New Y...

Nueva Encuesta de Massachusetts Muestra Apoyo Récordpara Medida de Ayuda Médica para Morir  

Una nueva encuesta de Suffolk University/Boston Globe muestra un récord de apoyo de 77% para la medida de ayuda médica para morir ...

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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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