Published in Medicine and Law Weekly, March 18th, 2005
"February is sort of a short month, so I've pretty much got this one licked," said the 79-year-old, diagnosed with advanced colon cancer in 2001.
If he makes it to April 2, he will celebrate his 80th birthday. If he makes it to May 26, he can cut a slice of 60th anniversary cake with his wife, Claire.
But if the time comes when he can't go on, he has a plan. All he has to do is sign a waiver, and he will have what he calls a "comforting" little bottle on the shelf, narcotics to end his...
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