Mary Tyler Moore to Undergo Brain Surgery

Rep says the procedure is 'fairly routine'
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted May 12, 2011 11:26 AM CDT
Mary Tyler Moore to Undergo Brain Surgery
In this July 11, 2009 file photo, actress Mary Tyler Moore attends Broadway Barks 11 in New York.   (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, file)

Mary Tyler Moore will undergo brain surgery, her rep tells People. A meningioma, a benign tumor on the brain's lining tissue, will be removed. Her rep says Moore's neurologist "has been monitoring this for years" and that the procedure is "fairly routine." Click for a recent appearance Moore made on the Rachel Ray Show, in which she reunited with Dick Van Dyke. (More Mary Tyler Moore stories.)

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