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So sad. Fighting throat cancer 15 years.
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Date Posted: Monday, October 09, 07:30:20pm
In reply to: Darren 's message, "Wow I would never have recognized him in that more recent pic!" on Monday, October 09, 07:05:37pm

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In January 2002, Heenan announced that he had throat cancer. By 2004, the cancer had gone into remission. The treatments caused lost a great deal of weight, dramatically altering his appearance and voice.

In December 2007, Heenan had reconstructive surgery on his jaw, after the first surgery was unsuccessful. He was placed in a medically-induced coma and was slowly brought out. In the second half of January 2008, he had come out of his medically induced coma. For a time, Heenan was unable to speak and had to communicate with his eyes. In December 2009, Heenan was hospitalized after an examination of his rebuilt jaw found an infection that needed to be treated.

In the last few years of his life, he suffered a series of falls. In 2010, he broke a hip and his shoulder in a fall that also fractured his pelvis. He fell out of bed and broke a shoulder in April 2014. In May 2016, he fell again and broke a hip.

On September 17, 2017, Heenan died at the age of 72 while surrounded by family at his home in Largo, Florida. His cause of death was organ failure due to complications from the throat cancer which had been in remission since 2004.

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Oh damn! Cancer is a real bitch!! (NT)DarrenTuesday, October 10, 03:48:55am

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