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Remembering Dr. Josefina Magno, Hospice Pioneer

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Remembering Dr. Josefina Magno, Hospice Pioneer

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Remembering Dr. Josefina Magno, Hospice Pioneer

Remembering Dr. Josefina Magno, Hospice Pioneer

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Dr. Josefina B. Magno, an oncologist who helped found one of the first hospices in the United States and pioneered the spread of the service for terminally ill patients, died recently at 83. Hear Magno's colleague Pat Pastore and NPR's Linda Wertheimer.