Fox News - Leptomeningeal Carcinomatosis: Valerie Harper's Diagnosis Explained - Jessica Ryen Doyle

New York, NY
 – March 6, 2013  –– 

Valerie Harper – of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "Rhoda" fame – recently told People Magazine she was diagnosed with a terminal type of brain cancer known as leptomeningeal carcinomatosis. One doctor said this is possibly a result of Harper’s lung cancer, which she battled in 2009. "Five percent of cancer patients have this specific complication of cancer," Dr. Isabelle Germano, professor of neurosurgery and director of the brain tumor program at Mount Sinai Medical Center.
- Dr. Isabelle Germano, Professor, Neurosurgery, Director of the Comprehensive Brain Tumor Program, The Mount Sinai Medical Center
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