October 11, 2011 by staff
Respiratory Arrest, Apple co-founder and long time, Steve Jobs, died last week of respiratory failure associated with a recurrence of pancreatic cancer that spread to other organs, according to a copy of her death certificate made public yesterday.
The certificate says that Jobs had a metastatic pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor in the last five years, according to reports from Bloomberg News and The Associated Press. Jobs was 56 when he died on Wednesday, October 5 at his home in Palo Alto, California Neither Apple nor his family know the cause of his death and most of the details of his poor health in recent years are not yet publicly known.
Jobs was buried on Friday in a small private ceremony. The arrangements and the location is not made public.
There are two main types of pancreatic cancer and employment were the most rare, Dr. Mansur Shomali according with Union Memorial Hospital Diabetes & Endocrine Center, quoted in a Baltimore Sun story says Shomali the pancreas has two parts, the exocrine making digestive enzymes and endocrine, which causes the cells that produce hormones like insulin. These cells are endocrine tumors cluster and form, which can be benign or cancerous.
Exocrine cancer is the most common and deadly form of pancreatic cancer. Shomali has seen a single patient in the last year in the form of cancer that killed Jobs. When detected early, the tumors are treatable, says. Some tumors can be aggressive, but most are benign and do not spread or metastasis, the story Baltimore Sun The survival rates of this rare form of pancreatic cancer are “often the survival rates” for exocrine pancreatic cancer most common, according to the sun.
Jobs was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2004 and spoke of successful treatment and remission, in a speech to staff exceptionally moving and graduate students in 2005 at Stanford University. [See also "Steve Jobs and life in the shadow of death"]
Treatment details of jobs are not publicly known, including why he had a liver transplant in 2009, according to the history of the Baltimore Sun, which reported that Shomali says he has never had a patient that needs it.
Jobs took third, and last, Apple’s medical license in early 2011, the delivery of general manager duties for the man who became his successor to toe, Tim Cook. The company plans an internal ceremony for employees on October 19 in honor of Jobs.
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