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Valerie Harper Has Been Diagnosed With Terminal Brain Cancer

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valerie harper has terminal brain cancer

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The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Rhoda icon, Valerie Harper was recently diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, and according to her doctors — she only has three months to live.

When 73-year-old Harper went into the hospital for some testing, her analysis revealed that she had leptomeningeal carcinomatosis, which is a very rare condition that happens when cancer cells break into the fluid-filled membrane that surrounds the brain.

However, even though Valerie's disease is extremely sad, she's not leaving this earth while feeling down in the dumps, she said:

"I don't think of dying. I think of being here now."

The actress had lung cancer back in 2009, so it appears as if she's prepared for what's to come.

Stay strong Valerie.

[Image courtesy of People.]

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11 comments to “Valerie Harper Has Been Diagnosed With Terminal Brain Cancer”

  1. OCVSD1 says – reply to this


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    God be w/you!



  2. 2

    Aw so sad. I've read this a few other places. I hope a miracle happens and she lives a much longer life! Most of all I wish her peace.

  3. me says – reply to this


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    Oh no….so sorry to hear that. Valarie put many smiles on my face from her work on the MTM show and Rhoda. May God be with her….she is a blessing for so many people.
    :(



  4. 4

    Why would someone who has a few months left to live WASTE TIME giving worthless & meaningless interviews?

  5. ben says – reply to this


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    during my first few years in the USA, valerie with mary tyler moore to her solo show always made me laughed. everytime i saw the show her comedic timing was always perfect.

    she seems to be living her life to the fullest! GOD bless her.



  6. 6

    This is very tragic. I only heard about this today, and even though she has known for a couple of months, the mags have to capitalize on it already. Her "brave goodbye." She's still here for frick sakes! Must be a slow news week.



  7. 7

    Let us know when she's on her DEATH BED & taking her last breath…

  8. Dave Snavely says – reply to this


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  9. Babu G. Ranganathan says – reply to this


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  10. larry says – reply to this


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    valerie harper–if you read this,please punch in (on your computer) Asparagus-A musst read—this is no joke–god speed—larry

  11. Diana says – reply to this


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    I must say that for only having a few months to live and now filming an episode of "Hot
    in Cleveland" leaves me wondering: WTF!
    Why am I wondering if she will come up with a "miracle" and say the diagnosis was incorrect?
    I'm not aware of the symptoms of brain cancer but somehow feel that it would affect a person's memory, etc. How can she memorize lines for the show?
    Publicity stunt, perhaps?