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Edward Hermann dies of brain cancer

Edward Hermann dies of brain cancer

 

Actor Edward Hermann's family announced on January 1, 2015 that their father and husband died of brain cancer on December 31, 2014.

Known for film roles such as Oliver Stone's Nixon, and many  recurring television roles including: St. Elsewhere, The Practice, Oz, Grey’s Anatomy, Harry’s Law and The Good Wife and for playing stalwart Richard Gilmore on Gilmore Girls, Hermann was a fixture in the entertainment world.

 

Any time a life is lost due to a brain tumour, we are saddened and it motivates us to continue working, every day, towards finding the cause of and cure for this disease while also improving the quality of life for those affected.

Every day 27 Canadians are diagnosed with a brain tumour, that’s more than one person every hour. We are here to help everyone as we work together towards a cure. When these types of announcements occur, it brings to the forefront for everyone, that brain tumours can affect anyone and have a profound impact on patients and families.

We will continue to raise funds to work to improve the quality-of-life of patients and to fund the research necessary to find the ever-elusive cure. You can join us as we continue the fight. Find all the ways you can help here.

Finally, we also send our thoughts to everyone affected by a brain tumour, whether you are newly diagnosed, under treatment, in recovery or coping with the loss of a loved one. If you or someone you know has been affected by a brain tumour, you can lean on us.

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