Can Catholics donate their body to science?

I have lung cancer which has metastisized into the bones. Can I donate my body to science?

First, may God grant you His strength and peace during this difficult time for you and your family.

Yes, a Catholic may donate their body to science. You’ll just want to be sure that when they have completed their research that they dispose of your remains in a respectful manner.

You and your family will be in our prayers,

God bless.

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