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Altruism in Extremis — The Evolving Ethics of Organ Donation

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  • Lisa Rosenbaum, M.D.

With a clear understanding of his terminal prognosis, W.B. wanted to donate his organs before he died — but the legal and ethical hurdles proved insurmountable. In Canada, where medical assistance in dying is now legal, some patients are able to fulfill this last wish.

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Dr. Rosenbaum is a national correspondent for the Journal.

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