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When Season 21 of Dancing With the Stars premieres tonight, it will feature three celebrity contestants 60 or older. It’s another smart casting call by ABC execs, who are well aware that last year’s median age for DWTS viewers was 61.6.
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"Seventy-five percent of all lung cancers are found too late," actress and cancer survivor Valerie Harper told a Senate committee hearing on cancer on Wednesday, saying funding is desperately needed for early detection in "people like me" who didn't think they were at risk.
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Actress Valerie Harper's March 11 appearance on the Today show to discuss her diagnosis of terminal brain cancer made her the latest celebrity to go on television to talk about a personal life-and-death health challenge.
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NEW YORK (AP) - Actress Valerie Harper plans to discuss her brain cancer with some television doctors.
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Actress Valerie Harper, who's been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, has a rare type that often spreads from another form of cancer, such as breast, melanoma or, in Harper's case, lung cancer - which she battled in 2009.
Good news for fans of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" - January is bursting forth with a plethora of programming that has the potential to, well, turn your world on with a smile.  NBC's 90th Birthday Celebration for AARP's own Betty White airs Jan. 16 -- followed by a preview of Betty's older-folks-prank-younger-folks reality show, "Betty White's Off Their Rockers."  Betty's birthday event will mark a mini-reunion of the MTM gang.  Come Jan. 29, Mary will be honored with the Screen Actors Guild's Life Achievement award.   Look for an encore run of the 1970-1977 series to begin soon on the Hallmark Channel.  And, first up in the Moore-athon, we have "Fixing Pete," a Hallmark Channel confection with Valerie Harper, debuting Saturday night (1/7).
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