Yes, if treated aggressively with modern means. Adam elected not to go with chemotherapy and opted for a holistic approach via Tibetan practices. If I'm not mistaken he had cancer of the lymphnodes and salivary glands (coincidentally, the same cancer Roger Ebert had and claimed his ability to eat and speak).
Originally Posted by xzx
If found that I've been listening to a lot of Beastie Boys lately. They were definitely instrumental in the music industry and I really didn't realize how much I liked them until a few years ago. Amongst the favorites on my iPod rotation: No Sleep Till Brooklyn, So Whatcha Want?, Sabatoge, Sure Shot and (of course) Fight For Your Right.
If you get a chance, check out Luscious Jackson too - an all femme band big in the 90s that Adam helped put together. They (and SiriusXM Radio) did a nice tribute to him a little while back.
Requiescat In PacÚ, Adam.
"I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one;
'O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous.' And God granted it." ~ Voltaire