Great singer in the whole 7 years did not succumb to severe cancer

Legendary American singer in the style of soul Aretha Franklin died in Detroit at the age of 76 years. It is reported that the cause of death was pancreatic cancer.

As reported earlier Magicforum, as Aretha Franklin in recent months deteriorated and she stopped appearing in public. The great singer, who in 1987 appeared in the “Hall of fame rock-n-roll”, becoming the first woman to receive this honor, won in his 18 career Grammy. She performed at the inauguration of President Barack Obama, in her collection of awards the presidential Medal of freedom. Aretha has conquered several generations of Americans to their performing skills.

That Franklin is suffering from pancreatic cancer, it became known in 2010. And it is not strange sounds, but Aretha Franklin is incredibly lucky because she was among those 3% of patients with given variety of tumors that live more than 5 years after diagnosis. In other words, their tumor amenable to surgical treatment. In the vast majority of cases, victims of pancreatic cancer die just a few months after learning about his illness. That is what happened with Russian actors Oleg Yankovsky and Andrey Tolubeeva. American actor Patrick Swayze has stretched two years after diagnosis, which was a real personal achievement the stars of the movie “Ghost”.

The most famous patient with pancreatic cancer was Apple’s CEO Steve jobs. He lived several years after diagnosis, went through surgery and even a kidney transplant. Unfortunately, this type of tumor shows no symptoms until the 4th stage when it metastasizes to the lungs, liver, kidneys, and spine, so to help the man for nothing. ()