Struggling Star!

Candice Bergen Health Scares Behind ‘Murphy Brown’ Return

Sitcom queen's hellish year — and how she found confidence for TV comeback!

Candice Bergen ended the original run of “Murphy Brown” with a gripping storyline as the title character beat a diagnosis of breast cancer — and now the beloved star is returning to her hit after winning her own health battles! Candice’s return with a revival of “Murphy Brown” comes after she struggled through a hellish 2006 that saw her enduring a painful biopsy over thyroid cancer fears, followed by suffering a stroke! Candice had already lost her film director husband Louis Malle to cancer in 2005, and insiders said that the sudden setback of double medical emergencies had left the star “living in fear!”