Conn. Supreme Court Rules 17-Year-Old Cancer Patient Must Have Chemo

January 9, 2015 1:15 PM

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Conn. Supreme Court Rules 17-Year-Old Cancer Patient Must Have Chemo

The top court in Connecticut ruled today that a 17-year-old girl can be forced to undergo chemotherapy after she refused treatment for her cancer.

The case went to the Connecticut Supreme court to determine whether the teen, identified in court papers as Cassandra, has "the fundamental right to have a say about what goes on with your [her] body," attorney Michael Taylor, who represents the teen's mother, told ABC News earlier this week. Taylor...

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