Swayze Filming New Show

Actor was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in January
By Elizabeth Wolff,  Newser User
Posted Jul 30, 2008 11:21 AM CDT
Patrick Swayze, here at a Lakers game in June, has returned to work despite his cancer diagnosis.   (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, file)
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(Newser) – Patrick Swayze was back at work for the first time since being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, the Daily Mail reports. The 55-year-old actor was joined by his wife on the Chicago set of A&E’s The Beast. The actor, who is undergoing chemotherapy, has called himself a “miracle” after being given weeks to live in January.