On the north shore of Metro Vancouver, Dr. Paul Sugar is a GP who specializes in palliative care. Without an office or support staff, he travels from patient to patient. His view is that unlike weddings, many of which one person can have in their life, everyone will die only once and as such should place more effort into planning for that - which includes living the rest of their life - than they seem to for such things as weddings. Today, he will visit with James, who is suffering from an aggressive form of prostate cancer, and fifty-nine year old Harvey who suffers from end stage ALS. In that planning, the most important discussion he may have today is with Christine, who is at stage IV breast cancer, about her recent decision to discontinue radiation and chemotherapy. In Hamilton, Amy, now a teenager, was born with bone spurs on her hip. The pain and severity of the situation has been exacerbated by Amy being a competitive dancer. As less invasive forms of therapy have proven ...