"It breaks my heart to know he's suffering," the Sun quoted his mother Patsy as saying. "But he bears it. He's hanging in there and getting the best treatment he can. He doesn"t deserve to get this. He's got such a big heart," she added.
Patrick lives with his wife Lisa on their ranch in New Mexico. His pals reported that his weight has plummeted, leaving him gaunt and pale, following the treatment sessions at California's Stanford University.