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A 60-year-old male asked:

An acquaintence of mine stopped chemotherapy due to said extreme nausea. died seven months later. what could she have done to extend her life?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
No simple answer: Life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days.
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