Remembering Grammy-Winning R&B Legend James Ingram

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Aside from tumors in the brain, cancer may begin in, or spread to, other areas of the central nervous system (CNS), such as the spinal cord or column, or the peripheral nerves. Cancer that develops in the spinal cord or its surrounding structures is called spinal cancer. Most tumors of the spine are metastatic tumors, which have spread to the spine from another location in the body.

“There are no words to convey how much my heart aches with the news of the passing of my baby brother James Ingram … every beautiful note that James sang pierced your essence and comfort ably made itself at home,” Jones said in a statement. “But it was really no surprise, because James was a beautiful human being, with a heart the size of the moon. James Ingram was, and always will be, beyond compare. Rest in peace, baby brother. You will be in my heart forever.”