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Valerie Harper Diagnosed with Terminal Brain Cancer

Valerie Harper Diagnosed with Terminal Brain Cancer

Famed The Mary Tyler Moore Show actress Valerie Harper has revealed she has been diagnosed with a form of terminal brain cancer, People reports.

The 73-year-old actress, who played the beloved character Rhoda Morgenstern for numerous years, talked with the publication about her doctor’s diagnosis of possibly three months left to live from leptomeningeal carcinomatosis, a rare condition.

“I don’t think of dying,” Valerie said. “I think of being here now.”

Valerie previously battled lung cancer back in 2009.

Our thoughts go out to Valerie and her friends and loved ones during this difficult time.

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12 Comments

# 1

Awful news. Loved her as Rhoda. Peace to her and her family.

# 3
Andrea A. Plott @ 03/06/2013 at 9:58 am

just as Eddie implied I am alarmed that a single mom able to get paid $6507 in four weeks on the internet. did you see this web site… http://www.snag4.cℴm

# 4

May it come peacefully with her family and love ones around her. So sad.

# 5

Peace to Valerie and to her family and friends.

# 6

LOVED her on Rhonda and she seems like such a nice person. Very sad :(

# 7

This is terrible. I loved Rhoda, I remember her fondly. All the best to her and her family!

# 8

Oh my God ! So sad . i love her as Rhoda . The other day Bonnie Franklin died from One Day At A T ime . Just so sad . Thoughts & Prayers are with her & her family .

# 9

That is heart breaking.

fight it girl! i hope you’ll get better!!!

@pakosh:

She’s not going to get better Terminal cancer means that it has already metastasis in other parts of the body nobody gets healed from late stages of cancer in this day and age but I’m sure but your thoughts are otherwise appreciated. I’m totally shocked but considering Valerie’s contribution to the arts she will not be forgotten

I loved you on the show, a very funny, funny lady, you will be in our prayers, and God will bless you, hang on in there okay?

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