Cancer is in remission for teen forced to undergo chemo

March 9, 2015 9:56 PM

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A 17-year-old Connecticut girl who was forced to undergo chemotherapy by the state after she and her mother refused treatment is happy her cancer is in remission but still upset she had no choice in the matter.

The girl, identified in court documents only as Cassandra C., told The Associated Press in a phone interview Monday that she believes alternative treatments would have had the same result as chemotherapy. A recent medical scan showed no signs of the Hodgkin lymphoma that was diagnosed in September, ...

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