Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Jobs' Pancreatic Cancer Led to Other Health Issues
VOAVideo: Jobs' Pancreatic Cancer Led to Other Health Issues
When Steve Jobs resigned as CEO of Apple last week, he said it was because he could no longer perform up to the demands of the position. Jobs is known to have been treated for pancreatic cancer, the fourth leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Oncologists say pancreatic cancer is hard to treat because it is difficult to diagnose. The organ is embedded deep in the abdomen, symptoms only become evident in a late stage of the disease.