Miriam Engelberg, Cartoonist Who Chronicled Cancer Miriam Engelberg, a self-taught cartoonist and author of the book Cancer Made Me a Shallower Person, has died of complications due to breast cancer. She was 48.
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Miriam Engelberg, Cartoonist Who Chronicled Cancer

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Miriam Engelberg, Cartoonist Who Chronicled Cancer

Miriam Engelberg, Cartoonist Who Chronicled Cancer

Miriam Engelberg, Cartoonist Who Chronicled Cancer

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Miriam Engelberg, author of Cancer Made Me a Shallower Person, died Tuesday at 48. Courtesy HarperCollins hide caption

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Chronicling Cancer, In Graphic Form

Chronicling Cancer, In Graphic Form

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Brian Fies writes and draws about his mother's struggle with lung cancer in Mom's Cancer. Brian Fies/Abrams Image hide caption

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Miriam Engelberg was 43 when she was diagnosed with cancer. hide caption

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