Teen's forced chemo may continue, Connecticut court rules

January 8, 2015 9:28 PM

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Teen's forced chemo may continue, Connecticut court rules

(CNN)The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the state may continue to force a teenager to undergo chemotherapy treatments that could save her life.

The court said that attorneys for the girl -- who is more than nine months shy of 18 and therefore still a minor -- failed to prove that she is mature enough to make her own medical decisions.

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