In a bombshell world exclusive in our print edition that hit newsstands today, The ENQUIRER reports  beloved Motown legend ARETHA FRANKLIN is battling pancreatic cancer.

Since the print edition streeted this morning, family members have since confirmed the ENQUIRER’s exclusive to Detroit media.

Aretha has sadly been stricken with pancreatic cancer, the same type of cancer which felled actors Patrick Swayze and Michael Landon

The cancer has only a 5 to 10 percent overall survival rate – according to medical experts. 

Experts analyzed the singer’s age, obesity and poor physical condition which lowers the chances of surviving the disease even more.

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