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'Oh Wow': Steve Jobs' Last Words

Mona Simpson remembers her brother as a man who loved beauty, art, and family

(Newser) - "OH WOW. OH WOW. OH WOW." Those were Steve Jobs' final words, spoken as he looked at his family just hours before he died on Oct. 5 , recalled his sister Mona Simpson in the eulogy she gave at his Oct. 16 memorial service, as published by the New ... More »

Jobs' Doctor: Late Surgery Wasn't Stupid

...though Dean Ornish did advise him to have it immediately

(Newser) - There’s been a lot of Monday-morning quarterbacking over Steve Jobs’ seemingly less-than-genius decision to put off cancer surgery and try a vegan diet and various alternative medicines instead. By the time Jobs finally had the surgery, the cancer had spread to his liver, and he told his biographer he... More »

Alternative Treatments May Have Doomed Steve Jobs

Delaying surgery was a deadly mistake, expert says

(Newser) - Steve Jobs would probably be alive today if he had been less of a skeptic about conventional medicine, according to a Harvard expert who has researched the kind of cancer that killed the Apple CEO. Jobs' preference for alternative medicine—outlined in a 2008 CNN article —caused him to... More »

Jobs' Cancer Ran Predictable Course: Doctors

Those with neuroendocrine tumors typically die within 6 to 8 years, say experts

(Newser) - The rare form of pancreatic cancer that killed Steve Jobs ran a predictable course, experts tell the Wall Street Journal . While 80% of the 40,000 Americans who get pancreatic cancer annually die within a year of their diagnosis, Jobs had a neuroendocrine pancreatic tumor, a type that accounts for... More »

Steve Jobs a Man of 'Stunning Breadth'

Walt Mossberg recalls Sunday night calls with Apple CEO

(Newser) - Steve Jobs "was a historical figure on the scale of a Thomas Edison or Henry Ford," writes tech guru Walter Mossberg in the Wall Street Journal ; but, more than that, he was also a man of "stunning breadth" who loved to talk about his "sweeping ideas... More »

Steve Jobs Has Weeks to Live: Enquirer

'Skeletal' Apple CEO seen leaving cancer clinic

(Newser) - The claim to take with a grain of salt: Steve Jobs may have just 6 weeks to live, says the National Enquirer. The claim that seems a little more backed up: Jobs was spotted leaving the same California clinic where actor Patrick Swayze sought treatment for cancer in his final... More »

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