Actor Patrick Swayze who is battling pancreatic cancer, checked himself into a hospital on January 9 for pneumonia and has been released from the hospital, reported People magazine.

I am happy to announce that Patrick Swayze is home after a brief hospitalization for pneumonia, Annett Wolf, his spokeswoman, told People magazine.

The actor, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last year, told ABC's Barbara Walters on January 7 in a TV interview that he might only have two years to live.