Patrick Swayze would have been turning 70

The “Dirty Dancing” star was one of many first public figures to disclose he had the illness, the identical one which Alex Trebek and Steve Jobs died from.

Swayze was recognized in 2007 and died at age 57.

Whereas there are improved remedies for pancreatic most cancers at this time, in 2009 Swayze instructed ABC in regards to the signs that had been bothering him.

“I tried to have champagne, and it would be like pouring acid, you know, on an open wound,” Swayze instructed her. “My indigestion issues got gigantic and constant. And then I started thinking, I’m getting skinny. I dropped about 20 pounds in the blink of an eye. And then when you see it in the mirror, when all of a sudden, you pull your eyes down and the bottom(s) of your eyes go yellow and jaundice sets in — then you know something’s wrong.”

It was too late when Swayze was recognized and the illness had unfold.

Some followers took to Twitter to recollect the late actor, with one writing, “The late Patrick Swayze was born on this date in 1952. The ‘Dirty Dancing’ star was a Hollywood icon.”