Valerie Harper Replaced by Brenda Vaccaro in Musical After Hospitalization

Even though Valerie Harper assured fans Friday that she is not in a coma following her hospitalization Wednesday, she is bowing out of the musical she starred in before falling ill.

Defiant Valerie Harper Gives Update on Health: 'I Am Not, Nor Have I Been, in a Coma'

Valerie Harper has denied reports that she fell into a coma after being hospitalized on Wednesday.

“My dear friends and fans!” Harper, 75, wrote in a Facebook post on Friday evening. “As always, thank you for your amazing support. I am happy to report I am not, nor have I been, in a coma.”

Sally Struthers Says Valerie Harper 'Is Feeling Better' After Hospitalization

Valerie Harper’s longtime friend and costar Sally Struthers says the actress is on the mend.

Just before her performance in Nice Work If You Can Get It, Harper, 75, was taken to the hospital Wednesday after she reported not feeling well.

“Valerie is feeling better today,” Struthers said in a statement Thursday. “We have been friends for 43 years and shared an Emmy in 1972, and this is our first time working together. It’s an amazing blessing.”

Valerie Harper Rushed to Hospital Before Theater Performance: Reports

TV icon Valerie Harper was reportedly rushed to the hospital after collapsing backstage before a theater performance.

The fire department found Harper, 75, unconscious Wednesday night at her show Nice Work If You Can Get It in Ogunquit, Maine, according to Entertainment Tonight.

Valerie Harper Says She's 'Ready To Go' and Has Made Peace With Her Cancer Diagnosis

Valerie Harper was glowing and happy while talking about her cancer diagnosis in support of Lung Force, an organization that unites women to stand against lung cancer and promote lung health, in New York City on Tuesday.

Valerie Harper Says She's 'So Grateful' Two Years After Terminal Cancer Diagnosis

Valerie Harper could have easily had just three months to live. But now, more than two years after being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, the actress tells PEOPLE “things are good.”

Harper, 73, said acupuncture and exercise help her stay healthy when she spoke to PEOPLE at the 14th Annual AARP Movies for Grownups Awards Monday night.

Valerie Harper Says Her Cancer Isn't Progressing

A year and a half after being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, Valerie Harper continues to defy the odds.

“It is looking better and better each test, but it’s incurable,” the actress, 74, told PEOPLE Monday night at the Fred and Adele Astaire Awards in New York. “I’m fine. People are wondering Not fine, but it’s not progressing.”

Valerie Harper Says 'Cancer Free' Quote Was Taken Out of Context

Erroneous reports this week suggesting Valerie Harper was “cancer free” can be chalked up to a misunderstanding between the actress and a reporter.

Harper, who is battling terminal brain cancer, did use the phrase “cancer free” in an interview with Closer Weekly magazine, but was referring to the rest of her body – following a scan to see if her cancer had spread.

Valerie Harper Is 'Cautiously Optimistic' About Her Cancer

Valerie Harper’s inspiring battle against terminal brain cancer is looking up.

“My last scans have been positive, and my doctors are very happy,” the Rhoda star, 74, told Closer Weekly. “[The oncologist] looked at the scans and said, ‘Oh my God, Valerie, this is very encouraging.’ ”

Valerie Harper's Health Update: 'I'm Feeling Pretty Good'