Former HP boss said to be fighting cancer



4 October 2006 — Palo Alto (CA): Patricia Dunn, former Hewlett-Packard chairman, is embarking on a course of chemotherapy treatment as she battles advanced ovarian cancer, according to wire service AP.


The disclosure comes only weeks after Dunn’s resignation as chairman in the midst of the recent scandal regarding the company’s investigation into boardroom leaks.


Dunn has previously beaten breast cancer and melanoma.