Parents of cancer patient agree to chemo

May 26, 2009 1:41:47 PM PDT
The parents of a Minnesota boy who refused chemotherapy for his cancer have told a judge they now agree to the medical treatment, and the judge says the boy can stay with them. Thirteen-year-old Daniel Hauser has Hodgkin's lymphoma. He and his mother missed a court appearance last week and left the state to avoid chemo and try to get alternative treatments. Colleen and Anthony Hauser now say they understand their son needs chemotherapy.

Daniel returned to Minnesota on Monday after almost a week on the run. A doctor's exam showed a tumor in his chest has grown and is pushing against his trachea, causing pain.

Brown County Family Services objected to the ruling, saying they wanted Daniel to stay in the county's custody.

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