Good news for Patrick

Patrick Swayze is said to have had an ‘excellent’ response to treatment he’s having for pancreatic cancer.

The Dirty Dancing star, 55, has been undergoing chemotherapy at Stanford University Medical centre in San Francisco.

‘We’re thrilled and grateful for the positive response Patrick has shown towards his treatment,’ the actor and his wife Lisa Niemi tell People.

‘We can’t help but feel that all the prayers, meditations and good thoughts sent his way by everyone has made a difference.’

Read more about Patrick’s condition and possible treatments in our pancreatic cancer article.