Actress Valerie Harper Diagnosed With Terminal Brain Cancer

omg! INSIDERMarch 6, 2013

Valerie Harper, best known for playing Rhoda Morgenstern on the beloved 1970s sitcoms “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and "Rhoda," has revealed she has terminal brain cancer. The 73-year-old actress told People magazine, "I don't think of dying. I think of being here now." Harper was diagnosed with Leptomeningeal Carcinomatosis, a condition that occurs when cancer spreads to the fluid surrounding the brain.