Steve Jobs Pancreatic Cancer
Steven Jobs Illness
Steve Jobs Pancreatic Cancer. Steve Jobs famously survived a rare variation of the pancreatic cancer; he also recently had a liver transplant.
Steve Jobs was diagnosed with a cancerous tumor in his pancreas in 2004, but fortunately had a rare type of tumor that was less aggressive, or islet cell neuroendocrine. Jobs then underwent a Whipple procedure in July 2004 that successfully removed the tumor.
Steve Jobs Illness
Despite the success of the surgery, questions about Steve Jobs’ health have surfaced consistently in the media and garnered significant attention. The media has consistently picked up on how Jobs may have spoken or acted differently from before in Macworld conferences. Jobs’ cachectic appearance or his delegation of major parts of his keynote to other presenters became major news items.
Steve Jobs Liver Transplant
It turned out that Steve Jobs had health problems that also caused his liver to malfunction, making it critical for him to have a liver transplant.
Jobs recently took a six-month leave-of-absence from Apple from Jan 2009 to June 2009 as his condition deteriorated. In April 2009, he had a liver transplant in Memphis, Tennessee at Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute. This led his condition to improve.