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Doctor: Cancer is the Best Way to Die. Stop Wasting Billions Trying to Cure It.

Is it better to die suddenly or slowly?<p>Being a doctor and a former editor of the British Medical Journal, Dr. Richard Smith is quite familiar with …

Cancer

NHS backs plans for 'high risk' organ donations

Organs from donors who are drug users or suffering from cancer could be offered to patients awaiting kidney transplants, amid shortage of healthy donors<p>Seriously ill transplant patients could be offered organs from “high risk” donors who are suffering from cancer or are drug users, under plans …

Qatar aims to double number of organ donors to 100,000 by year end

Photo for illustrative purposes only.<p><i>With reporting from Heba Fahmy</i><p>In a new push, the Qatar Organ Donation Center (Hiba) at Hamad Medical Corp. (HMC) …

As They Lay Dying

Two doctors say it’s far too hard for terminal patients to donate their organs.<p>Our patient—we’ll call him W.B.—is a 56-year-old father of three who, until last year, had always been healthy. He had worked his entire life, in jobs ranging from automotive repair to sales, taking great pride in …

Prof Anthony Warrens: Organ transplant fear over 'infected' kidneys

<b>People who need organ transplants may "die needlessly" following concerns raised by the death of two patients given infected kidneys, a leading transplant surgeon has warned.</b><p>Prof Anthony Warrens said patients might play safe when deciding whether to accept an organ.<p>An inquest heard Robert Stuart …