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A Final Remembrance for Leroy Sievers

Ted Koppel has a final remembrance for Leroy Sievers. This is the final podcast episode of My Cancer. You can still find the My Cancer blog at npr.org/mycancer and listen to past podcasts there. Thanks to everyone who listened.

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Remembering 'My Cancer' Blogger Leroy Sievers

'My Cancer' blogger Leroy Sievers passed away this weekend. To Ted Koppel he was a journalistic partner and close friend. Koppel talks about Sievers' battle with cancer and the community he left behind.

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Leroy Sievers: A Farewell In His Own Words

Commentator Leroy Sievers died over the weekend at his home outside Washington, D.C. He was 53. As a television journalist, he covered wars in Iraq, Central America, Somalia and Kosovo. After he was diagnosed with cancer, Sievers began writing his daily blog, "My Cancer," at NPR.org. Through selections of past commentaries, Sievers says goodbye in his own words.

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Leroy Sievers: A Life Lived With Courage

For 25 years, journalist Leroy Sievers covered wars. But he is better known to his NPR audience through his blog and Morning Edition commentaries about his battle with colon cancer. His fight provided inspiration for the community he built up online. On Friday, Leroy Sievers died at the age of 53.

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Live Chat with Leroy Sievers from 9 July 2008

Following Leroy Siever's appearance on Talk of the Nation on July 9, 2008, he participated in a live chat with members of the My Cancer community.

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Leroy Sievers, Elizabeth Edwards: Life With Cancer

Leroy Sievers, former broadcast journalist and author of the My Cancer blog on NPR.org, talks candidly about the challenges and triumphs of battling cancer. Elizabeth Edwards, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004, joins the conversation.

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My Cancer, 2 Years Later

When he started his blog, Leroy Sievers thought he had six months to live. Doctors found a brain tumor and lung cancer. Today, on My Cancer's second anniversary, he's facing a prognosis just as bleak.

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Surgery Day

Today, Leroy Sievers is undergoing a complicated, eight-hour procedure to remove the tumor on his spine.

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Waiting for the Showdown

Leroy Sievers says that he and his cancer are playing a deadly waiting game, each holding out for a final victory.

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What Would You Choose to Forget?

Leroy Sievers is getting ready to start a new medication that could have an unusual side effect. Now if only he can remember when his next blog entry is due ...

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