04/12/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Patrick Swayze's Tabloid Denial: It's Not 'The End' For Me

Patrick Swayze wants to stay positive.

Reacting to a tabloid story that says he's nearing "The End" (and showing photos of him appearing gaunt), The Beast star is slamming what he calls "inaccurate" reports about his year-plus battle with pancreatic cancer.

Swayze, 56, tells PEOPLE in an exclusive statement he's continuing with treatment, working on a book and even has a new dog.

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