Every deceased’s medical records, becomes her inheritors’ property in a case of death. If they wish, (depending on the civil laws of your country) they can request them from the hospital. But as we know, in order for doctors to offer new and more hopeful treatment a lot of research and follow-up has to be carried out and for this, they need to refer to records of other patients.
Therefore, if the deceased’s parents leave the medical records at the disposal of the doctors and specialists for them to make use of in the advance of treatment and cure of this fatal disease it can help in alleviating people’s sufferings. Donating a deceased medical records to specialists will actually be considered a good deed on their part and a tangible contribution to a good cause.