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Leptomeningeal Carcinomatosis

A Beautiful Death

Lauren Cahn | Posted 06.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Lauren Cahn

I can't say that my father was ready for death or that any of us was ready for him to go. But I believe that thanks to hospice care, and some miracle of timing and life force and will that I will never quite understand, my dad's death was as beautiful as a death can be.

On Surviving a Brain Cancer Death Sentence

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 05.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Davis Schneiderman

My father is now a long-term survivor who has completely defied the conventional wisdom about his disease. He has survived for seven years: seven years living with a disease whose five-year survival rate for the most favorable patient class is a dismal 14 percent.

Valerie Harper's Terminal Brain Cancer, Explained

Posted 03.06.2013 | Healthy Living

Valerie Harper, who played Rhoda on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," has announced that she has been diagnosed with a rare, terminal brain cancer, accordi...