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Season 5  "Here's to Future Days"  5x23

Aired 10 years ago - May 14, 2009

In the first part of the two hour season finale, Izzie spends time with a fellow cancer patient and contemplates whether or not to undergo a risky surgery, as Mark is ready to take his relationship with Lexie to the next level and a patient makes Owen reassess his place at Seattle Grace.

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I'm Santa Claus.
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Actually, I was, you know, thinking maybe you'd, uh,
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She wouldn't be able to practice medicine anymore.
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That's why I'm asking you.
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I mean, why do you want to cut off your leg
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There are a lot of things that I wanted to be in my life,
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Dr. Stevens should be patient.
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Yeah, but these two scans were taken three months apart.
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Okay, now we just wait for the brain activity in that area to stop.
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- What's my name? - Just stick to the cards, Meredith.
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Izzie, the test was the worst-case scenario.
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Okay, one minute, I'm this college kid,
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I've lost everything...
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and about half the time it would've taken laparoscopically.
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You're mad at me?
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Yes.
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- You're having the surgery. - What?
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And talk her out of a surgery you know nothing about.
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She has a tumor, and it can be treated.
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Until it is, I have no business being here.
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Not take them apart, and I get that.
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Because we didn't talk Izzie out of the surgery
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There is no cure for cancer, Dr. Yang.
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I was asking you to move in with me...
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But, uh, you're gonna be able to finish the surgery, right?
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- You gotta tell me what to do. - You know what to do.
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You're a doer, remember?
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- Izzie, you won't. - No, just listen.
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The D.N.R....tear it up.
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I don't want you to go crazy.
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Please, please just kiss me, and close your eyes,
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You can be the best surgeon in the world...
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You okay?
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Okay, what are we doing here?
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