Teen in Connecticut seeks right to refuse chemotherapy

January 8, 2015 2:55 PM

4 0

Teen in Connecticut seeks right to refuse chemotherapy

(CNN)A teenager being forced to undergo chemotherapy treatment should be allowed to make her own health care decisions, even though she is a minor, attorneys in Connecticut will argue Thursday.

The 17-year-old, identified as "Cassandra C." in papers filed with the Connecticut State Supreme Court and obtained by CNN, has been undergoing chemotherapy against her will for three weeks. She was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in September, but she and her mother missed follow-up medical appoi...

Read more

To category page

Loading...