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March 05, 2008

Patrick Swayze Cancer

Patrick Swayze has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and might have only five weeks to live, so his doctors tell him.

Patrick Swayze, best known for his role in Dirty Dancing, has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and told that he has just five weeks to live.

Swayze, 55, has been sick with the disease since he was diagnosed in late January with pancreatic cancer. The cancer has since spread to other organs and now the actor/dancer is dying.

For the past month, Swayze has been traveling to Stanford University’s prestigious cancer center in Palo Alto for radical chemotherapy, but his doctors are no longer optimistic that the treatments will be successful, according to the National Enquirer.

Patrick Swayze has been treated for he cancer, but apparently unsuccessfully:

Dirty Dancing star Patrick Swayze has five weeks to live, according to a shocking new report from the US.

The actor, 55, was reportedly diagnosed in late January with pancreatic cancer that has spread to other organs.

For the past month, the actor and dancer has been traveling to Stanford University’s prestigious cancer center in Palo Alto for radical chemotherapy, but his doctors are no longer optimistic that the treatments will be successful, according to the National Enquirer.

Patrick and wife Lisa Niemi — who are both qualified pilots — have been flying their private Beechcraft plane into Palo Alto’s airport, minutes away from the Stanford Cancer Center, where Swayze — who has starred in films such as, Road House, Father Hood & Donnie Darko, has received outpatient treatment.

Swayze — who has previously attended a clinic to overcome alcoholism after his sister Vicky died from an overdose of painkillers in 1994 — received three doses of chemotherapy and the tumor shrank, but less than his doctors had hoped for — and Patrick was told he should prepare for the end.

“He was told he could have two more treatments, but his cancer was not responding. In short - they held out little hope for a cure,” said an insider.

No word yet as to how Swayze is taking the news of the cancer:

Shocking reports that actor Patrick Swayze has been battling pancreatic cancer since January and has only five weeks to live surfaced this morning in an exclusive story released by The National Enquirer.

The National Enquirer has reported a number of seemingly false stories over the years and we sincerely hope that this is another.

Yes, indeed, let's hope so.

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Please let's hope this story is fake! I love Patrick in Dirty Dancing! He was one of my first crushes! Please let this be fake!

Posted by: Becky | Mar 5, 2008 4:29:45 PM

Please let's hope this story is fake! I love Patrick in Dirty Dancing! He was one of my first crushes! Please let this be fake!

Posted by: Becky | Mar 5, 2008 4:29:52 PM

Patrick has been such a role model for me. He has been married for over 30 years. He is sexy, humble, talented and every womans dream. He is the hope I have always held onto to find that special someone. I have watched him and checked up on him through out the years to find what I could on how he was doing. This just can not be true. I pray God to give him more time and that this not be true. He is a one of a kind man. My first crush. Cancer takes so many people. I find myself lost thinking that this could be the end for him. I hope God has mercy on him and doesnt let him suffer if this is true. I pray for his family. Keep them strong. Make this man a miracle. take away this disease. Let there be a cure. I love Patrick and his family.. Please let these cancer rumors be fake..

Posted by: Tonya | Mar 5, 2008 10:22:31 PM

God bless you Patrick, hope you and your family get through this tough time.

Posted by: derek montgomery | Mar 6, 2008 2:34:41 PM