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Ebert’s cancer recurrence means fewer film reviews

April 3, 2013 • Entertainment


FILE – In this Jan. 12, 2011 file photo, Pulitzer Prize-winning movie critic Roger Ebert works in his office at the WTTW-TV studios in Chicago. In an essay posted Tuesday, April 2, 2013, Ebert says that he has cancer again and is scaling back his movie reviews while undergoing radiation. The veteran critic has previously battled cancer in his thyroid and salivary glands and lost the ability to speak and eat after surgery. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — Roger Ebert will be writing fewer of his famed movie reviews because of a recurrence of cancer, but the movie critic promises his illness will give him other topics to write about.

The Pulitzer Prize winner announced on his blog that he is undergoing radiation treatment for cancer that was discovered after he fractured his hip last year. He can’t attend as many movie screenings, he said, so he will scale Login to read more

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