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Woman drops fight against court-ordered hysterectomy

 


MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A cancer patient whose court-ordered hysterectomy was halted by the Montana Supreme Court earlier this month after the woman objected based on her religious beliefs and that she wanted children has decided to undergo the procedure.

A motion filed Thursday in Missoula County District Court states the 46-year-old woman believes the medical treatment recommended is in her best interests.

Justices on March 1 delayed a lower court's order that the woman undergo a hysterectomy to give her time to appeal a finding that she was not mentally competent to make the decision...



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