Roger Ebert's Candidness With Cancer Made Him a 'Role Model' for Patients

Film critic Roger Ebert took to his award-winning blog Tuesday night to announce his "leave of presence" because his cancer had returned. It was his final post in a decade of candidness about his battles with thyroid and salivary cancer, and cancer specialists say that honesty helped make him a "role model" for other patients. By showing the ups and downs of cancer over the last decade, Ebert, who died today, illustrated that cancer patients can continue with life, even if that life is...Full Story
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