Eleanor Mondale says chemo has stopped tumor

Eleanor Mondale says her chemotherapy regimen has stopped the growth of her cancerous brain tumor.

Mondale recently had a brain scan at the Mayo Clinic. The daughter of former Vice President Walter Mondale was first diagnosed with cancer in 2005 and has had two surgeries and various drug treatments. The 50-year-old Mondale says she'll return to Mayo for another brain scan next month.

The former WCCO radio host tells the St. Paul Pioneer Press that the drugs she's taking to fight the cancer make her very tired and that the chemo has been hard on her body.

Mondale says she's looking forward to a February vacation in Mexico with her husband, Chan Poling, and her parents.


Information from: The St. Paul Pioneer Press

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