National Enquirer: Patrick Swayze Dying Of Cancer


Sad news is what you use to sell newspapers. That’s the National Enquirer‘s philosophy: The tabloid’s latest issue breaks the news that Patrick Swayze is battling late-stage pancreatic cancer. Swayze has reportedly been told by doctors that he has five weeks to live:

Patrick and his wife Lisa Niemi — who both have pilot’s licenses — have been flying their private Beechcraft plane into Palo Alto’s airport, minutes away from the Stanford Cancer Center, where the actor has received outpatient treatment. He received three doses of chemotherapy and the tumor shrank, but less than his doctors had hoped for — and Patrick was told he should prepare for the end. “He was told he could have two more treatments, but his cancer was not responding. In short – they held out little hope for a cure,” said an insider.

If true, our thoughts and prayers go out to Swayze and his family. We’re thinking, given the National Enquirer‘s arsenal of lawyers, that it is…