The Connecticut Supreme Court upheld a prior ruling Thursday that a 17-year-old cancer patient cannot refuse chemotherapy treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma.
The state argued that the teen lacked competency extended to maturity, as well, and that they did not believe she understood the severity of her prognosis.
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