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Cancer victim given back to parents for treatment control

A 13 year old cancer sufferer has had the treatment of her Hodgkin’s disease granted to her parents upon consultation with herself in an American court of law. She was previously under Child Protective Services in hospital while receiving chemotherapy after her parents refused medical treatment, preferring to opt for a more alternative approach with vitamin C therapy. The girls’ predicted survival has decreased from 80% to 20% due to cessation of chemotherapy and radiation therapy, according to her treating doctor.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by The Associated Press

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About: Cancer victim given back to parents for treatment control

Date: 3 November 2005

Source: The Associated Press

Author: Lynn Brezosky

URL: http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/living/health/13070719.htm

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This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

  • Diagnosed
  • Diagnosed and Hodgkin’s disease
  • Diagnosed and lymph node cancer
  • Diagnosed and cancer
  • Diagnosed and cancer treatment
  • Diagnosed and chemotherapy
  • Diagnosed and radiation therapy
  • Diagnosed and childhood health
  • Diagnosed and childhood cancer
  • Medication
  • Medication and Hodgkin’s disease
  • Medication and lymph node cancer
  • Medication and vitamin C
  • Medication and intravenous vitamin C
  • Medication and chemotherapy
  • Medication and radiation therapy
  • Medication and cancer prognosis
  • Medication and alternative medicine
  • Medication and oncology

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