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A recent Stanford study found that patients and their health care proxies have divergent opinions on specific health care practices.

A recent Stanford study found that patients and their health care proxies have divergent opinions on specific health care practices.

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Stanford pilot program marries technology and compassion, artificial intelligence and palliative care, so doctors can help patients die on their own terms.

Stanford pilot program marries technology and compassion, artificial intelligence and palliative care, so doctors can help patients die on their own terms.

After her older sister died from cancer, 25-year-old Jacqueline Genovese took over care for her children, a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old.

After her older sister died from cancer, 25-year-old Jacqueline Genovese took over care for her children, a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old.

When Kimberly Nichols' father was dying from cancer, they reconnected after many years, leaving her struggling to cope with his loss.

When Kimberly Nichols' father was dying from cancer, they reconnected after many years, leaving her struggling to cope with his loss.

Writer Loren Stephens reflects on her father's death from cancer and on her family's decision to hide the terminal diagnosis from him. This is part of Scope's collaboration with the publication Months to Years.

Writer Loren Stephens reflects on her father's death from cancer and on her family's decision to hide the terminal diagnosis from him. This is part of Scope's collaboration with the publication Months to Years.

At a recent seminar hosted by Stanford medical students, hospice physician Gary Pasternak discussed his work and the importance of listening and storytelling.

At a recent seminar hosted by Stanford medical students, hospice physician Gary Pasternak discussed his work and the importance of listening and storytelling.

Cancer survivor Ali Zidel Meyers reflects on joining a cancer writing group and how it helped her and others through their experience.

Cancer survivor Ali Zidel Meyers reflects on joining a cancer writing group and how it helped her and others through their experience.