Swayze In Hospital With Pneumonia

by | 10 January 2009

Patrick Swayze is being treated in hospital after contracting pneumonia.

The 56 year old actor, who has pancreatic cancer, had been due to appear at a meeting of the Television Critics Association in Los Angeles to discuss drama The Beast.

Robert DeBitetto, an executive of cable channel A&E, told the meeting the news.

This week, Swayze revealed in a TV interview with Barbara Walters he may survive only two years.

"Patrick has asked that I tell you that this morning he checked himself into the hospital for observation," Mr DeBitetto told Friday's meeting.

"Chemotherapy can take its toll on the immune system and illnesses are a part of that.

"Patrick wishes me to tell you that he's very sorry he cannot attend but plans to get back to promoting The Beast soon."

The star's spokeswoman, Annett Wolf, confirmed that Swayze was in hospital but would not provide further details.

Swayze was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer early last year, and last month denied US tabloid reports that he was close to death, saying he was winning the fight against cancer.



10/01/2009 18:14:50


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wishing you all the best.
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I want to say that a person living with cancer is a survivor and beating cancer with every breath taking an living each day to the fullest. So this is winning the battle because until your faced with a disease that comes upon you this is unknown. Patrick is winning the battle with every breath he takes and every moment he is with loved ones. True meaning of being a survivor is living it and still able to breath and take each moment with us all. So if someone tells you no more we can do. Don't give up on yourself because you can live to every breathe and be the ones whom care. Faith, Love, And Hope are what truely matter in this world. Live, Love and Laugh...This Voice Is Coming From A Cancer Survivor and Lady Whom Just Lost Her Mom To Cancer ....I Am Doing Cancer Research...Hopes is to open a "Hope Health OutReach Research Center" in Maine...I will give the public a program to help advocate for themselves or others. My heart is in helping others live each day to the fullest with quality of life...Prayers & Thoughts Are With You Patrick & Your Family!!!
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IAM SORRY TO SEE YOU SICK .I HAD PANCREATIC LAST FEBUY I WAS TOLD I HAD SIX TO/EIGHT WEEKS TO LIVE AND ALL MY FAMILY PRAYING FOR ME .A FREIND TOLD MY MOTHER A BOUT APREIST THAT HAD AGIFT SO I HAD NOTHING TO LOSE I MET HIM ON SUNDAY HE TOLD ME IT WAS 9 DAY NOVNA IT ALL ABOUT/HEAT SO I HOPE IWOULD FEEL HEAD AND I DID SO FIRST DAY/.DAY/ 2I FELT GRATE POWER AND HEAT BEFORE ILEFT HE TOLD ME THAT SOME OF THE PANCREATIC CANCER WAS GONG SO MY WIFE AND I WAS HOPEFUL 3DAY/ SAME AGAIN BUT A LOT MORE POWERFULL 4DAY HE SAID TO US THAT MOST OF THE CANCER WAS GONE 5DAY I WAS GOING BACK TO HOSPITAL BUT I SEEN THE PREIST THAT MORNING AND HE PRAYED OVER ME AND SAID TO ME I WOULD NEVER BE TERTED FOR CANCER I DID NOT KNOW WHAT TO SAY THE OTHER 4 DAYS BLESSING WAS SAID OVER THE PHONE .WHEN I WENT BACK TO HOSPITAL AND WENT FOR MORE EXRA THEY COULD NOT BLEVE THERE EYS.THEN THEY THOUGHT THEY MADE A MISTAKE THEN MY WIFE TOLD THEM ABOUT THE PREIST BUT DID NOT KNOW WHAT TO SAY.BUT I HAVE TWO SISTERS VERY HIGH UP IN MEDICAL AND THEY SEEN MY EXRA AND TOLD ME /SO WHAT IAM TRYING TO SAY THE POWER OF PARY IS EVERY THING IHAVE SEEN LOTS OF OTHER PEPOLE SAVED BY THIS PREIST AWOMAN WHO HAD CANCER ALL OVER AND DOCTORS CANT BELIVE IT AND IF I CAN HELP I WILL YOU DONT HAVE TO BE A SAINT A SEED OF FAIT IS ALL YOU NEED AND I TRY TO HELP ANY ONE I CAN SO I DONT WANT YOU THINK I AM DOING THIS BEACUSE YOU ARE FAMOUS THINK AGAI. IDONK CARE IF YOU ARE RICH OR POOR MONEY CANT BUY HEALT I DO NOT WANT ANY THING FROM YOU ONLY TO HELP IF I CAN EVERTHING I SAY IS PRIVET MY PHONE NO IS MOBLE 0861741644 WORK3536264500 NINE TO SIX GOD SPEED .MY SPELLING IS NOT GRATE/SO JUST TO LET YOU KNOWTHE PARYS I SAID WAS 3HAILMARYS 3OURFATHERS 3GLORETOBE THE PREIST PARED TO ST.TRYES JUST BE FORE I GO IF YOU WANT THE PREIST NO RING ME OR E.MALE I DONT WANT TO EMALE HIS NO IN CASE IT FALLS INTO WRONG HANDS.I LOVED RODE HOUSE 10 OUT OF10 I LIVE IN IRELAND I LIVED IN THE USA FOR AFEW YEARS AND LOVED IT BY FOR NOW GOD BLESS AND I WILLSAY A9DAY NOVNA FOR YOU FROM 13 TO22 OF JANUARY
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I was reading of the other pancreatic cancer situation that commented to Patrick Swayze!! I got the chills reading the comment. I truely believe in whom is sent from God to heal one will be healed. I too had cancer in my case it was a doctor given the gift to help me. I would not under any chemo or radiation. So I left it to god to have the doctor help me and he too knew this. I came down ill before I could have my surgery and this is when I really got scared because I was sent home. Waiting to have my tumor removed to come back and find out it tripled in size. I kept faith with me and that god give this the doctor the courage to help me. He was honest with me and said you put your life in my hands and I did what I had to do...So I'm a believer in faith!!!
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