Written by Wynne A. Whitman and Shawn D. Glisson, M.D., this 302-page, medical and legal guide is written by an oncologist and an estate-planning lawyer. Published by Financial Times Press, the hardcover book (ISBN: 0131568981) provides up-to-date and plain-English guidance on everything from health-care proxies, living wills and minimizing estate and inheritance taxes, to getting the best care to fight a disease, the value of alternative therapies and the role of organ donation.

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