National Enquirer says Steve Jobs has weeks to live, video confirms his trip to cancer center

National Enquirer says Steve Jobs has weeks to live, video confirms his trip to cancer center
According to a story in the National Enquirer, Apple CEO Steve Jobs may have only 6 weeks to live. The tabloid quotes a critical care physician from Boca Raton Florida who studied photographs of a frail and gaunt looking executive as he walked out of the Stanford Cancer Center. Dr. Samuel Jacobson told the Enquirer, "The poor guy! Judging from these photos, he is close to terminal. I would say he has six weeks." Doctor Gabe Mirkin, board certified in four specialties, concurred. After looking at the same set of photos, he said, "He definitely appears to be in the terminal stages of his life (judging) from these photos."

The Apple co-founder was photographed entering and exiting the Stanford Cancer Center, the same place where Patrick Swayze received treatment for his pancreatic cancer. We recently reported that Jobs was receiving additional treatment at the center. According to the Enquirer article, the type of pancreatic cancer that the Apple executive is allegedly stricken with is called a neuroendocrine tumor which is a slower moving cancer than the one that took the life of Patrick Swayze in 2009 and Michael Landon in 1991. But only 4% of patients stricken with any form of pancreatic cancer live longer than five years.

We can only hope that the treatments that Mr. Jobs is receiving are working.

source: NationalEnquirer, YouTube



1. JRPTCS unregistered

Video exadgerated! You can totaly see that the frame surronding Steve was intentionaly slowed down to make it look like he was stuggling to walk...not as bad as they are reporting.

5. JRPTCS unregistered

Hope he survives though, although it just goes to show you that money can't buy you health. That's why i'm poor, i'm more immune to things...also poor because i own an iphone, thanks Steve!

17. Gawain

Posts: 439; Member since: Apr 15, 2010

It was posted on several days ago. The link to the full speed video clearly shows his equilibrium is a bit off. I wish him nothing but the best, and while I see the appeal of people trying to track such high-profile individuals, catching him just as he's departing treatment is a shot below the belt IMO.

19. JeffdaBeat unregistered

Wait a fucking second...why are we believing the National Enquirer?! Seriously!? Do we believe in BatBoy too?

27. JackFace

Posts: 190; Member since: Nov 03, 2009

BatBoy FTW!!!

41. XxVerbalxX unregistered

ur thinking weekly world news. enquirer isnt usually that bad and has broken some pretty big stuff. still 50% crap tho. even a blind squirrel can find a nutt from time to time

32. BobbyTaba

Posts: 316; Member since: Aug 11, 2010

hes hella skinny

34. Chris Steel unregistered

Yeah that would make sense if the whole shot was slowed but you can see the woman getting into the car at full speed and the biker going by at full speed. Therefore the shot isn't "exaggerated". You're just an idiot. The shot is legit. Sorry to break the bad news.

39. BaiGanyo

Posts: 308; Member since: Feb 07, 2011

The NE breaks a lot of big stories. They broke the Jon Edwards story and were right about all of it. Other newspapers ignored the story and did NO investigation even though they had the same facts the NE had to start with. National Enquirer was nominated for frickin' Pulitzer. Laugh all you want morons... 8

2. Bong unregistered

Steve Jobs, please live ON!!! The world really needs you. You're truly a great innovator.

9. ssjassassin

Posts: 108; Member since: Aug 31, 2009

I like how you credit Steve with all the work burdened by his employees. Don't thank him thank apple and its employees. He only builds the vision and it is executed by people who make far less than he does. People seem to think it is all about the CEO and forget about the people who really do the work. Like Woz who in my opinion deserves a long and happy life over Steve seeing as he has done more for humanity and employees than Steve ever has.

12. 530gemini

Posts: 2198; Member since: Sep 09, 2010

Some of us are born leaders, some followers. One needs the other and vice versa. But this is about Steve, not his employees. Reality is, it is the leaders that get the limelight, not the subordinates. That's just how it is. But leaders, are more destined to do greater things than followers. Apple made a comeback and survived because of Steve's brains, not because employees went to work Mondays through Fridays.

11. Turd unregistered

Steve hasnt innovated anything. Never has. Hes a business man. The Woz was the true innovator for Apple in the beginning. Now he just has a round table of nameless grunts that do the innovating for his company.

13. 530gemini

Posts: 2198; Member since: Sep 09, 2010

You do not know Steve for you to say that he is just a businessman. Do you know where Steve went to college and what his credentials are? I don't think you do. I suggest you research his educational background first before you make some silly comments that he is just a businessman.

18. QWERTY unregistered

Its good to know people like you are around to keep Steves knob shiny clean. Keep up the good work.

29. JPB unregistered

@Turd -- you have no effing idea what you're talking about. You have no concept of what it takes to build a company like Apple. Like Pixar. Your death will be a positive when it happens.

3. applesauce unregistered

1st, it's the national enquirer. 2nd, so what?

4. Tristann

Posts: 76; Member since: Nov 04, 2010

I Hope he gets better, had an uncle die from pancreatic cancer last year.

6. marc unregistered

Instead of posting this and crappy video let the guy be in peace.

10. BaiGanyo

Posts: 308; Member since: Feb 07, 2011

Apple wants all the news that is buzz worthy, but nothing else. Investors want to know if he's going to die because it affects the value of the stock. End of story. Nobody cares otherwise. It's a company. With stocks. The value is tied to him. If he dies it drops. Do you want to lose money on your stocks because of a fake news embargo because the news isn't good? Grow up.

14. 530gemini

Posts: 2198; Member since: Sep 09, 2010

I hate it when people say "nobody cares", yet they read and make comments about it. You care. Because if you really don't, you will not waste even a second reading and commenting here. Apple's stocks are unaffected by Steve's health according to a WSJ article that I read. Apple's stock value kept on increasing. Steve won't live forever, and he's not dumb not to mentor whoever his worthy successors are.

21. mac unregistered

Grow up, not just yet... Give the man the respect that he deserves. If he wishes to make his condition known then he would tell the public. If not, respect it. This is between him, his family and friends. Stock wise, the company will not fail. They make a good product and will continue to make it. He took a leave of apscense not to long ago and the company did fine and stocks did not fall.

7. nak1017

Posts: 328; Member since: Jan 08, 2010

Honestly, this is just irresponsible reporting... Also, why would it be a big deal if he goes to cancer center... if you've had cancer, don't you need to go get checked out to make sure it isn't back?

8. Tre-Nitty

Posts: 470; Member since: Nov 16, 2010

I think this is really inappropriate by the enquirer and by phonearena to even report this. Leave the guy alone. When God calls him then he'll go. Btw applesauce if you don't care, don't post but to say so what to someone possibly having weeks to live is just disrespectful.

15. 530gemini

Posts: 2198; Member since: Sep 09, 2010

That's why Steve said that readers need more news reporters and less bloggers. This is a blogsite.

16. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

+n. All of the Apple haters should give the Steve hating a break.

20. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Totally on board with Tre-nitty. The freaking National Enquirer is a trash rag that has someone dying every week. Phone Arena is not a gossip site. If Mr. Jobs and his spokespeople haven't announced it, respect his privacy. We can argue Apple products all day long. I pray for his health, and wish his and all cancer patients desires to fight this in peace be observed.

22. Socalvenom unregistered

I'v met Woz at CES talk about a very nice guy, he was playing around with all the newest tech but I guess others thought he was there to steel ideas lol! non the less I'd love to see him as the new CEO I believe he would suggest Apples ideas to people instead of pushing the thought that only Apple should do things or be a specific way with people Ex the Iphone commercials they all start with the same idea " only the Iphone " or " the most this or that" we all should be given the choice of what we believe is better instead of forcing the belief of perfection at our disposal. Jobs if he's really sick then most likely he might not make it Its very rare people with cancer do but if he does then good after all sick or not we're all on borrowed time.

23. Socalvenom unregistered

oops typo I meant "steal" lol

24. IOS5 unregistered

Every body in this world is going to die any time but you don't know how you gone die or where you gone die and what time you gone die all this things in God hand. Ps. Btw Steve jobs it's a computer geek and invatior

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