Teen Forced to Undergo Chemotherapy Testifies in Court

March 16, 2015 8:42 PM

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Teen Forced to Undergo Chemotherapy Testifies in Court

Seventeen-year-old Cassandra C., who remains away from home under the care of the state, didn't want chemotherapy and was previously fighting the state so she wouldn't have to get the treatment, but she lost in court so she was forced to undergo chemo. She has since gone into remission.

People Magazine reports that Cassandra C's attorney's asked a state court if she could leave the hospital to finish chemotherapy. She testified remotely for about an hour on Monday, one of her attorneys said, though details of her testimony were not available. No television cameras were allowed insi...

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