Department of Children and Families

A Connecticut teen is being forced to undergo chemotherapy against her will

After 17-year-old Cassandra in Connecticut was recently diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma, cancer of the lymph system, she decided to refuse chemotherapy treatment against her doctors recommendations. But now she’s being forced to undergo treatment against her will. Doctors reported Cassandra’s single mother Jackie Fortin for neglect, which led to a court giving the state Department […]