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Latest Stories Steve Jobs: Commencement Speech at Stanfordupdated: Thu Oct 06 2011 14:29:00

"The only way to do great work is to love what you do," he told Stanford graduates in 2005

Why pancreatic cancer is so deadlyupdated: Thu Oct 06 2011 14:27:00

As the technology world mourns computing visionary and Apple, Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs, it's worth taking a closer look at the disease he publicly battled.

A closer look at Steve Jobs' healthupdated: Wed Oct 05 2011 23:37:00

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses Steve Jobs' ongoing health issues.

Piecing together details of Jobs' health historyupdated: Wed Oct 05 2011 23:37:00

Steve Jobs has been notoriously private about his health, but as he steps down as CEO of the company he helped invent and re-invent, speculation abounds that he has gotten very sick.

Patrick Swayze's widow urges more research funds for pancreatic cancerupdated: Thu Feb 17 2011 08:16:00

One year and five months after losing her husband, actor Patrick Swayze, Lisa Niemi Swayze's voice catches with emotion when she talks about the deadly disease that took Swayze away from her after 34 years of marriage. Aretha Franklin Is Home from the Hospitalupdated: Thu Dec 16 2010 10:33:00

The Queen of Soul has a private nurse at home, but hopes to attend concerts soon

Remembering Patrick Swayze 1 year laterupdated: Wed Sep 15 2010 13:12:00

The massive outpouring of love from all those Swayze has touched during his career. One Year After Patrick Swayze's Death, His Wife Celebrates His Legacyupdated: Tue Sep 14 2010 16:09:00

Lisa Niemi celebrates her husband's life and speaks out about the disease that ended it Patrick Swayze's Widow to Break Her Silenceupdated: Fri Oct 23 2009 18:29:00

Lisa Niemi plans to talk about her grief - and healing - at California women's conference

Patrick Swayze's widow to break her silenceupdated: Fri Oct 23 2009 16:30:00

Six weeks after Patrick Swayze lost his battle with pancreatic cancer at age 57, his widow Lisa Niemi will participate in a roundtable discussion on Grief, Healing and Resilience at the Women's Conference 2009 in Long Beach, California, next Tuesday, Oct. 27. North Carolina Town Holding Patrick Swayze Memorialupdated: Fri Sep 18 2009 17:09:00

Fans in the town where part of Dirty Dancing was filmed will remember the actor Pancreatic Cancer: What You Should Knowupdated: Thu Sep 17 2009 14:47:00

The disease that claimed Patrick Swayze is one of the most difficult to detect

Swayze's 2 years with pancreatic cancer 'an accomplishment'updated: Wed Sep 16 2009 18:15:00

Actor Patrick Swayze's achievements include several feature films such as "Dirty Dancing" and "Ghost," as well as living with advanced pancreatic cancer for longer than most patients.

LKL: Swayze was lovedupdated: Wed Sep 16 2009 18:15:00

Larry talks with his guests about their remembrances of the late Patrick Swayze. Patrick Swayze Dies at 57updated: Tue Sep 15 2009 10:07:00

The dancer, actor, outdoorsman and loving husband was also a "warrior," said his brother

Report: Kim Jong Il has pancreatic cancerupdated: Mon Jul 13 2009 10:16:00

A report in South Korean media is fueling the ongoing speculation about the deteriorating health of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il.

Fighting the invisible cancerupdated: Thu May 28 2009 22:59:00

John Symons lost his wife Jo to a mysterious cancer two years ago. But he isn't done battling the disease.

Fighting the invisible cancerupdated: Thu May 28 2009 22:59:00

John Symons, who lost his wife to a mystery cancer in 2006, tells CNN's Vital Signs how he isn't done battling the disease.

Cancer patient first to use Washington's assisted suicide lawupdated: Fri May 22 2009 16:03:00

A 66-year-old woman with stage 4 pancreatic cancer became the first person to use Washington's assisted suicide law, a nonprofit organization announced Friday.

Justice Ginsburg to undergo 'precautionary' chemotherapyupdated: Tue Mar 17 2009 13:52:00

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg plans to undergo a "precautionary" course of chemotherapy following her surgery last month for pancreatic cancer, the Supreme Court announced Tuesday.

Obese may be less likely to survive pancreatic cancerupdated: Tue Mar 17 2009 13:43:00

Pancreatic cancer patients who are obese may be 12 times more likely to have cancer that's already spread to their lymph nodes at the time of surgery than similar cancer patients who weigh less, according to a study released Monday in the Archives of Surgery. Patrick Swayze: It's Not 'The End' for Meupdated: Thu Mar 12 2009 11:11:00

Following a report he's at death's door, the actor tells PEOPLE he's in fact "responding well" to treatment (and even has a new dog)

Ginsburg rejoins Supreme Court weeks after cancer surgeryupdated: Mon Feb 23 2009 13:47:00

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was back on the Supreme Court bench Monday in her first public appearance since undergoing surgery for pancreatic cancer February 5.

Justice Ginsburg home after cancer surgeryupdated: Fri Feb 13 2009 13:31:00

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released Friday from a New York hospital, eight days after undergoing surgery for pancreatic cancer.

Pancreatic cancer rare, very deadlyupdated: Fri Feb 06 2009 17:41:00

Pancreatic cancer is rare and extraordinarily lethal, experts say.

Justice Ginsburg has surgery for cancerupdated: Fri Feb 06 2009 12:55:00

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the only woman on the Supreme Court, had surgery Thursday for early stage pancreatic cancer, the Supreme Court announced. Patrick Swayze Denies Reports That He Stopped Treatmentupdated: Thu Jan 29 2009 23:17:00

The Beast star, who is battling pancreatic cancer, is still being treated, says his rep COVER SNEAK PEEK: Patrick Swayze Vows to Fight Onupdated: Thu Jan 15 2009 09:49:00

"I am alive and plan to stay that way," the actor, who is battling pancreatic cancer, tells PEOPLE Patrick Swayze Checks Into Hospital with Pneumoniaupdated: Sun Jan 11 2009 18:10:00

The Beast actor, who is battling cancer, cancels an appearance to discuss his new show

Apple CEO's health statement too vague for diagnosis, doctors sayupdated: Mon Jan 05 2009 16:57:00

As Apple enthusiasts speculate over why pancreatic cancer survivor Steve Jobs won't appear at Macworld Conference & Expo this year, the CEO asks them to think differently about his health. Patrick Swayze Responds to 'Lies' About His Condition updated: Wed Dec 03 2008 11:21:00

The actor shoots down the "negative shadow on the positive and good fight I'm fighting" Gene Domino Effect Behind Brain, Pancreatic Tumors updated: Thu Sep 04 2008 18:00:00

Scientists have mapped the cascade of genetic changes that turn normal cells in the brain and pancreas into two of the most lethal cancers Patrick Swayze Returns to Workupdated: Tue Jul 29 2008 17:09:00

The actor – who's battling pancreatic cancer – looks healthy as he films The Beast Patrick Swayze: I'm Responding Well to Treatmentupdated: Wed May 28 2008 23:55:00

Battling pancreatic cancer, he tells PEOPLE he's keeping a busy schedule that includes birthday shopping Patrick Swayze 'Thrilled' by His Response to Cancer Treatmentupdated: Wed Apr 09 2008 13:57:00

The actor and his wife tell PEOPLE they credit "all the prayers and good thoughts" Patrick Swayze's Projects Continue Despite Diagnosisupdated: Thu Mar 06 2008 15:07:00

A TV pilot remains under consideration with the star as an FBI agent

Swayze diagnosed with cancerupdated: Thu Mar 06 2008 13:07:00

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains pancreatic cancer in light of actor Patrick Swayze's diagnosis. Doctor 'Optimistic' About Patrick Swayze's Cancerupdated: Thu Mar 06 2008 12:42:00

The actor has a "limited amount of disease" and is "responding well to treatment," his doctor says

Fortune: The trouble with Steve Jobsupdated: Wed Mar 05 2008 13:03:00

In October 2003, as the computer world buzzed about what cool new gadget he would introduce next, Apple CEO Steve Jobs - then presiding over the most dramatic corporate turnaround in the history of Silicon Valley - found himself confronting a life-and-death decision. Opera Star Luciano Pavarotti Dies at 71updated: Thu Sep 06 2007 18:52:00

Luciano Pavarotti, the great Italian tenor who helped popularize opera in the 20th century, has died. He was 71. Luciano Pavarotti Dies at 71 updated: Thu Sep 06 2007 02:00:00

The Italian tenor's vibrant voice and ebullient showmanship made him one of opera's most beloved stars

Tenor Luciano Pavarotti dead at 71updated: Thu Sep 06 2007 01:35:00

Famed opera tenor Luciano Pavarotti, who appeared on stage with singers as varied as opera star Dame Joan Sutherland, U2's Bono and Liza Minnelli, died Thursday in Italy after suffering from pancreatic cancer, manager Terri Robson said in a statement. He was 71.

Tenors lead tributes to Pavarottiupdated: Wed Sep 05 2007 22:01:00

Placido Domingo and Jose Carreras, who memorably performed alongside Luciano Pavarotti as the "Three Tenors," have led tributes to the opera singer who died Thursday at the age of 71 after battling cancer.

Report: Pavarotti in 'very serious' conditionupdated: Wed Sep 05 2007 21:28:00

Luciano Pavarotti, who has pancreatic cancer, was in "very serious" condition, the Italian news agency AGI reported Wednesday.

CNNMoney: ImClone's Erbitux flunks new cancer trialupdated: Tue Apr 10 2007 12:53:00

ImClone Systems Inc. said Tuesday that a late-stage trial of its cancer drug Erbitux failed to extend survival in patients with pancreatic cancer, sending its shares down more than 7.5 percent.

CNNMoney: ImClone stock surges on Amgen's bad newsupdated: Fri Mar 23 2007 10:20:00

The biotech ImClone's stock price surged Friday following some bad news about its competitor Amgen's cancer drug Vectibix.

showbuzzupdated: Mon Jul 24 2006 14:00:00

Carol Burnett, whose long-running variety show became a TV classic, has received a career achievement award from the Television Critics Association.

CNNMoney: FDA approves Tarceva anti-cancer comboupdated: Thu Nov 03 2005 09:09:00

The Food and Drug Administration approved the combined use of Tarceva, an anti-cancer drug from Genentech and OSI Pharmaceuticals, with chemotherapy to treat pancreatic cancer, the companies said.

CNNMoney: FDA panelists recommend Tarcevaupdated: Tue Sep 13 2005 16:35:00

An FDA advisory panel voted to recommend Tarceva, a lung cancer treatment, in conjunction with another drug to treat pancreatic cancer.

This week in the medical journalsupdated: Thu Aug 04 2005 15:04:00

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