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How hospice care helped Joe Brannigan and his family in the final months of his life



It all began when Joe started struggling with the aerobic portion of his regular gym workout. At the advice of the instructor, Joe saw his doctor that day.
Within days, we got the diagnosis: Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia (AML) — incurable and treatable only with palliative chemotherapy treatment. Joe asked the difficult question anyone in his situation would want to know: “How long do I have?” Her answer was six months to a year with treatment. ...see original coverage...