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August 28, 2012 7:34 AM

Pianist Van Cliburn has advanced bone cancer

Piano legend Van Cliburn has been diagnosed with advanced bone cancer, a spokeswoman for the artist said Monday. "He is under excellent care and resting comfortably at home," said Mary Lou Falcone, Cliburn's longtime friend and publicist. "His spirits are high. We ask that his privacy be respected."

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