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Patrick Swayze is a shadow of his former self

Patrick Swayze is a shadow of his former self as cancer takes its toll
Frail: Actor Patrick Swayze was seen in Los Angeles looking startlingly frail, having lost weight and his hair as cancer takes its toll on the Ghost star
Patrick Swayze's pancreatic cancer is clearly exacting a heavy toll on the ailing star.
A rail thin Swayze, now virtually bald having lost his hair as a result of treatment, looked a shadow of his former self during an outing in Los Angeles.
With his clothes hanging from his reduced frame, the actor was barely recognisable as he walked to his car.
The 56-year-old edged along the roadside, gripping hold of a nearby post for support as his brother Don waited in a car park to take him to an appointment.
US magazine The National Enquirer said the Dirty Dancing star's weight had dropped to just 7st 5lbs (47.6 kilos).
However friend and actress Whoopi Goldberg said: 'You know what, he’s doing what everybody else is doing, he’s taking it one day at a time.
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