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Patrick Swayze Dies After Battle With Cancer

Actor Patrick Swayze has died after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

According to his publicist, Swayze died with his family by his side.

Swayze was diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer in early 2008. Doctors later determined the cancer had spread to his liver.

This January, he was admitted to a hospital for pneumonia, which was reportedly the result of his chemotherapy treatments.

Swayze was best-known for his roles in the films "Dirty Dancing" and "Ghost" for which he received Golden Globe nominations.

Swayze is survived by his wife Lisa Niemi.

He was 56-years-old.

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