Choosing a positive death

Sacha Langton-Gilks describes the choice that she and her family made to support their 16-year old son David, to discontinue treatment for a brain tumour.

He had received four years of treatment, including several operations, radiotherapy and chemotherapy.

He made this decision so that he could live the remainder of his life in a positive and happy way, surrounded by the love of his friends and family.

The paradox is that this decision became an life-affirming and positive experience for all.

You can read this article on the Telegraph website