McMahon Has Pneumonia, Bone Cancer

By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 27, 2009 2:34 PM CST
Ed McMahon in a recent commercial.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Ed McMahon has been hospitalized for almost a month with pneumonia, and was recently diagnosed with bone cancer, Entertainment Tonight reports. McMahon’s wife, Pam, has been with the sickly former Tonight Show sidekick, and her “deep faith is helping her through this difficult time,” a source said. McMahon, who is 85, is in the intensive-care unit of a Los Angeles hospital.