We begin with the story of Carol Tuck, a resident of South Africa's eastern coast. She was diagnosed with colon cancer at 37. Now in stage four, she has reached the end of her treatment options. And she's hoping to leave this world on her own terms, with doctor-assisted dying.Read More
“The fight for a dignified, assisted death is not about death, but about life,” Carol Tuck, 46, said this week.
“Let me be very clear. I don’t want to die. I want to be around for as long as I can, but I also want to be me. If cancer takes who I am . . . if I get a big brain tumour I want to have an option to say it is time for me to die, while I am still me.”Read More
“For me it is not a case of wanting to die, but I want to be given that choice of how I want to die when the time comes. “It is not my wish to die, but whether I like it or not the fact is I am already dying. I have no choice in the matter. I have terminal cancer that cannot be cured." ~ Carol TuckRead More