Thousands of volunteer advocates and educators are mobilized in every state in the nation. They advance Compassion & Choices’ initiatives to change federal policy to improve care and expand choice, enact and implement state medical aid-in-dying laws, and help patients and their loved ones advocate for care that is consistent with their values and priorities. To learn about campaigns, events and resources in your area, click on your state below or use the dropdown menu.
Compassion & Choices New York today presented Governor Andrew Cuomo with petitions signatures from more than 7,500 New Yorkers in support of New York’s Medical Aid in Dying Act (A.2383/S.3151) acquired during the New York State Fair. The petition reads, “I am a New Yorker who attended the Great New York State Fair and I […]Read More
This article originally appeared on www.ASCO.org The October 2017 Issue of the Journal of Oncology Practice is a Special Series that highlights end-of-life care in relation to clinical ethics in oncology. The articles included in this Issue show the progression of clinical ethics over the last 50 years and the ways physicians are working hard to provide […]Read More
It’s been another active legislative session so far, and our Massachusetts team continues to forge ahead with increasing strength. The state’s Joint Public Health Committee held a hearing on the End of Life Options Act September 26, and we succeeded in making a statement, rallying more than 150 advocates to attend and over 25 supporters […]Read More