Sad that a sick kid's life is in the balance. From the linked article:
Keim said that CT scans and blood tests show that the natural treatments are working. He said she is cancer-free.
"She's a vibrant, healthy girl," Keim said.
If those scans and blood tests could be evaluated by other health professionals, that would surely help the family's case. If the evidence is that this "natural" treatment is working, then let others see
Chemotherapy takes a terrible toll on the body, no argument. I can imagine going off it would feel pretty good. And to a degree I can sympathize with the parents being desperate to try anything
that might cure her condition without the suffering of chemotherapy. But it sounds like this girl's cancer might well kill her without
Hospitals shouldn't force things on people when it comes to things like this; the state should. As a child, not if she were an adult.
That aspect of it is troubling, I agree.