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Gora, Susannah

Carpe Diem: Actress Valerie Harper on living with brain cancer

Gora, Susannah

Neurology Now. 9(5):19-22, October/November 2013.

Emmy-award winning actress Valerie Harper is fighting a rare form of brain cancer—while continuing to work, enjoying time with her family, and appreciating the joy in each day. Although there is no cure for her cancer, Harper has responded well to treatment—and her positive attitude knows no bounds. “I have to walk slower,” she says, “but after [this interview], I'm going to get out there and take a walk and breathe the beautiful air. It's a pretty day here. Seize the day!”