Sunday, May 13, 2018

Story Recounts Personal Side of Court-Ordered Medical Treatment of Child

The Cleveland Plain Dealer today has a lengthy account of the personal emotions involved in a court clash between parents and doctors over the treatment of a 14-year old girl with a brain tumor.  The story details the difficult decisions involved where parents, who are Moorish-Americans, want, consistent with their religious beliefs, to use herbal treatment instead of chemotherapy on the inoperable tumor.