terminal illness

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ter·mi·nal ill·ness

n. enfermedad maligna que causa la muerte.
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Melody suffers from a rare terminal disease which leaves her in agony.
We also take care of families with persons with disabilities, child laborers, children in conflict with the law, families with members with terminal disease and victims of human trafficking.
Nay' is about a man suffering from a terminal disease who uncovers a dark family secret.
Patients (along with their doctors) are informed, capable of making rational decisions, and have the right to do whatever they can to try to save their own livesOur test has always been a simple one: will the legislation benefit Jordan McLinn, a seven year-old old boy with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a terminal disease by anyones standards, but not one that will likely take his life within six months, one year, or even two.
Sammie has been diagnosed with a rare terminal disease called Niemann-Pick Type C which will affect her cognition, motor function, memory and metabolism.
Gorsuch published a book in 2009 called The Future of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia, arguing against the right to choose a good death, even in cases of terminal disease.
Dementia is a progressive and terminal disease, which means it will continue to get worse with time and lead to death.
These Right to Try state laws require the consent of the drug manufacturer and a doctor's diagnosis of a terminal disease.
Roger Maddocks, an expert asbestosrelated disease lawyer at Irwin Mitchell, said: "Mesothelioma is a terrible terminal disease which ravages the sufferer in a short space of time.
But doing that job with a terminal disease, knowing you don't have long to live, is remarkable.
Not only does Samantha Cox work in aged care, she has had the personal experience of a mother living in a nursing home due to a complex terminal disease.

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