Jerome Weeks en Van Cliburn Diagnosed With Bone Cancer Renowned Fort Worth pianist Van Cliburn, 78, has bone cancer. Long time friend and publicist Mary Lou Falcone issued this brief statement Monday afternoon.<p>"Van Cliburn has been diagnosed with advanced bone cancer," Falcone said. "He is under excellent care and resting comfortably at home. His spirits are high. We ask that his privacy be respected."<p>KERA will report more information as we receive it. The station has a decades-long relationship with Cliburn and The Cliburn Foundation. Mon, 27 Aug 2012 23:04:00 +0000 Jerome Weeks 9905 at Van Cliburn Diagnosed With Bone Cancer