A Reprieve From Cancer For Walsh

Thanksgiving will take on new meaning this year for Tenneco Chief Executive Michael Walsh. Less than a year after being diagnosed with brain cancer, the hard-charging Walsh, 51, announced on Nov. 1 that doctors said his brain tumor had stopped growing and was breaking up. Walsh, who will continue chemotherapy until next spring, says the doctors now expect him to have a "normal" life span. They believe the threat of a recurrence is remote. Despite some remaining weakness, Walsh says he will be skiing by Christmas.

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