Actor Patrick Swayze has Cancer–Truth!

Actor Patrick Swayze has Cancer-Truth!

Summary of eRumor:
Various emails circulating about actor Patrick Swayze that say he has pancreatic cancer.
The Truth:

On September 14, 2009, the Associated Press reported that a publicist for Patrick Swayze said that actor had died.

Reports began circulating early in March, 2008 that Swayze had been diagnosed and underwent treatment for cancer of the pancreas.  The news was broken by The National Enquirer newspaper.  Later Swayze’s publicist confirmed that the actor did have pancreatic cancer.

Swayze was also a dancer, singer, and songwriter whose first big hit was the film Dirty Dancing in 1987.  Another of his memorable films was Ghost with Whoopi Goldberg and Demi Moore.

Updated 9/13/09