Valerie Harper has brain cancer and it was announced Wednesday that the actress has three months to live. According to FOX News March 6, Harper learned of her terminal cancer on Jan. 15, 2012. She was diagnosed with leptomeningeal carcinomatosis, a rare form of cancer that spreads to cells in the membrane.
The famous actress who starred on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" battled lung cancer in 2009. Despite the tragic diagnosis, Harper is keeping a positive attitude.
"I don't think about dying," she told People magazine. "I think of being here now."
Harper is 73-years-old and recently wrote a book titled "I Rhoda." It chronicles her life beginning as a chorus girl on Broadway and eventually landing the role of Rhoda Morgenstern on "Mary Tyler Moore."
The complete People cover story reveals more about Harper's terminal brain cancer and how she's coping with the reality of it. On the cover's caption, the actress says, "Don't miss your life."
Valerie Harper will be dearly missed in the entertainment industry. She is one of the most beloved actresses in Hollywood.
The next issue of People hits newsstands Friday.