I never heard anything in the news that he was even sick, and according to the article, he was recently been diagnosed with leukemia.
"I enjoy cocaine because it's a fun thing to do. I enjoy the company of prostitutes because it's a fun thing to do. If you combine the two together, it's probably even more fun." -- Representative Robert Wexler (D - FL)
LOST is EVERYWHERE so how is it really 'lost'? Disney and Verizon is filming 22 'mini episodes' that will be be available to watch on Verizon Wireless V Cast in January. Don't worry though, they'll be available on the Season Two boxed set out next year.