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Swayze has cancer

Patrick Swayze starred with Jennifer Grey in 1987's 'Dirty Dancing.' Patrick Swayze starred with Jennifer Grey in 1987's "Dirty Dancing." (REUTERS/Lions Gate Films)
March 6, 2008

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Actor and dancer Patrick Swayze , star of such hit films as "Dirty Dancing" and "Ghost," has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer but is responding well to treatment, his publicist said yesterday. The 55-year-old performer was working during his treatments, publicist Annett Wolf said, dismissing reports in the tabloid media that portrayed him in grave condition with only weeks to ... (Full article: 291 words)

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