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Judge Issues Arrest Warrant For Mom In Daniel Hauser Case

Posted by Chrissie Cole
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 11:14 AM EST
Category: Major Medical
Tags: Protecting Your Family, Cancer, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Nemenhah Band, National Cancer Institute, Radiation, Chemotherapy, Freedom of Religion


IMAGE SOURCE: Daniel Hauser from MSNBC Web site

A Minnesota judge has issued an arrest warrant for Colleen Hauser after she and Daniel did not appear for court yesterday. The hearing was scheduled to review an X-ray ordered by the court to assess whether the Daniel’s cancer was worsening.

In a video on CNN, Anthony Hauser, the boy’s father, urges his wife and son to come back.

Despite state and national crime alerts that were issued Tuesday afternoon, the Brown County sheriff's office reported that the boy and his mother still haven't been found.

Brown County District Judge John R. Rodenberg gave Daniel’s parents until May 19 to select an oncologist to treat his Hodgkin's lymphoma, a cancer of the immune system.

According to Anthony Hauser, he last saw his wife Monday night at the family’s farm, when she told him she was leaving “for a time.”

His family opposes the proposed course of treatment which includes chemotherapy.

Daniel and his mother were seen in Dr. James Joyce’s office on Monday. In the hearing yesterday, Dr. Joyce testified that the boy has an “enlarged lymph node” near his collarbone. And that the mass in his chest is significantly worsening since his last X-ray in March.

Judge Rodenberg has issued a contempt order for the mother. He also ordered that Daniel be placed in a foster home as soon as he is located, then sent to a pediatric oncologist for treatment.

Daniel’s court-appointed attorney, Philip Elbert, said he considers his client to have “diminished capacity” due to his age and illness and believes his cancer should be treated by a cancer specialist.

Elbert also added he does not believe Daniel -- who, according to court papers has a learning disability and is unable to read – lacks the ability to make an informed decision regarding his treatment.

Daniel reportedly began chemotherapy in February but stopped. Dr. Bruce Bostrom says the tumor shrank with the first treatment but has since grown. Altogether the family has seen five specialists who all recommend radiation and chemotherapy.

Without conventional treatment, Daniel’s chances for survival are five percent. With chemotherapy and radiation his chance of a cure rises to 90 percent, doctors say in court documents.

The family opted for a holistic medical treatment based upon Native American healing practices called Nemenhah and rejected further treatment.

The treatments incorporate acupuncture points, use of botanicals, and kinesiology. #


Anonymous User
Posted by Rick Cain
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 2:07 PM EST

Ironic that in the United States you can die from not being able to afford medical treatment, and now the State can force you to accept medical treatment you can't pay for.

Anonymous User
Posted by Dee Miller
Thursday, May 21, 2009 5:19 AM EST

Chemotherapy doesn't work! It's a toxic poison and contains Agent Orange that was used during the past wars that caused soldiers' lungs to explode. Which is why chemo causes nausea and coughing when that toxic chemical is introduced. Homeopathy is the only way to go!

Anonymous User
Posted by angel
Thursday, May 21, 2009 2:32 PM EST

its sad that a parent turned away from a treatment that can give her son grand children some day by giving him time to live years ahead of his cancer time. love in my eyes means giving your child that chance to see if it works. it sounds as if daniel doesnt return soon his chances of the treatment rate will fail and so will holistic treatment. this boy needs to be prayed for and that the choice his family made doesnt kill him. the only people who can say cemo is bad are doctors who specialize in that type of cancer, they are the ones who went to school for this. i dont know what i would choose to do if it were me with cancer but i will say i wouldnt kill myself knowing i had a chance to see my kids get married and the grand kids my family will have some day.

Anonymous User
Posted by Quack Quack Quack
Thursday, May 21, 2009 7:58 PM EST

"Homeopathy is the only way to go!"

You bet. And if you stick to homeopathy, you'll be gone quite quickly.

Posted by Sean
Sunday, May 24, 2009 12:46 AM EST

"Chemo" is a sure death.

I don't blame the mother for wanting to protect her child. There are treatments for cancer; and they don't have to kill to work. Killing someone as a part of a 'treatment' in my opinion is a very poor choice for the 'medical community' to promote. Ask that judge and that kids doctors if THEY would use chemo if diagnosed with cancer. People are ignorant about chemotherapy and even more ignorant about cancer in general.

It is hard to believe I live in a country where the state can claim ownership of a child in order to inject poison toxic waste; all under the thinly veiled excuse that they are acting in the child's best interest. Just goes to show that "government" will never have the best interest of the people. Government is full of corrupt cretins and creeps - it is not a benevolent body of people worthy of the authority to care for children.

That is why a child's statistical probability of getting sexually assaulted goes up 6X if they are 'cared for' by the child protective services.

Anonymous User
Posted by Mike
Tuesday, May 26, 2009 2:38 PM EST

how did the local, state and federal government get invloved with this case to begin with?

Anonymous User
Posted by Shawn
Tuesday, May 26, 2009 7:07 PM EST

If you can help get this message to Anthony or Colleen, please let me know. I want to give them information on a natural cure for cancer. They should google Max Gerson therapy. If they start immediately, they may cure their son's cancer. If he has chemo, even this cure probably won't work - the chemo does too much damage. Please help get this message to the Hauser family.

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