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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.