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Dying together

BMJ 2017; 357 doi: (Published 10 May 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;357:j2282
  1. Richard Hurley, features and debates editor
  1. The BMJ
  1. rhurley{at}

“No matter how many times her cancer returned, Mom found a way to live her life and not take it too seriously.” This is how the photographer Nancy Borowick captioned this picture of her mother, Laurel, 17 years after she received a diagnosis of …

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