Nightly News   |  March 06, 2013

Actress Valerie Harper battling brain cancer

Harper, well known for her role on ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’ and its spinoff, ‘Rhoda,’ may only have three months left to live. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> very sad news about the actress valerie harper . so well-known to a generation of tv viewers as rhoda morguenstern told "people" magazine she is dealing with a rare and aggressive terminal brain cancer . her doctors say she has months to live. she made the discovery when her jaw went numb during rehearsals for her one-woman show back in january. she already battled lung cancer in '09. she hopes her case will at least focus more attention on cancer research . valerie harper is 73 years old.