(This is a re-post from February 2015) Cancer destroys (too) many lives. Most of us know someone who has struggled or is struggling with some form of cancer. No doubt some of you are perhaps dealing with it right now in some way. In this context, the question sometimes arises: should I undergo or forgo… Continue reading No More Chemo!?
Tragically, it happens: we are diagnosed with an illness or condition that means death is inevitable sooner rather than later. To knowingly face death is one of the hardest things in life, and it leads to some very difficult choices. Should we undergo treatment(s) trying to prolong life? Or should we forego them and perhaps… Continue reading End of Life: On Refusing Treatment (Meilaender)
I'm nearly finished reading an excellent book that honestly walks through the suffering of cancer while resting in the hope of God. It's called Grief Undone and it was written by Elizabeth Groves whose husband, Alan, died from cancer in 2007. As some of our readers may know, Alan Groves served in various departments at… Continue reading Cancer, Grief, and God (Groves)
Cancer destroys (too) many lives. Most of us know someone who has struggled or is struggling with some form of cancer; some of our readers are perhaps dealing with it right now. In this context, the question sometimes arises: should I undergo or forgo chemotherapy? This is a tough question to answer for everyone involved. … Continue reading No More Chemo