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Steve Jobs (1955—) As co-founder and CEO of Apple, Inc., Steve Jobs has won plaudits for his creativity and business savvy. He’s also hit the news multiple times as investors and the media try to figure out just what’s going on with his health.

In 2003 Jobs discovered that he had a rare form of pancreatic cancer, an islet cell neuroendocrine tumor. It can be treated surgically without having to undergo radiation and chemotherapy, but as a Buddhist and strict vegetarian, Jobs tried alternative therapies—including a rigorous diet—for nine months before reportedly undergoing a Whipple procedure at Stanford University Medical Clinic in 2004.

The Whipple, or pancreatoduodenectomy, is a complex procedure that removes the head of the pancreas plus parts of the stomach, the b...View full story
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