Earlier today there were a lot of sites, including the Bleacher Report, who were picking up on a rumor that "Rowdy" Roddy Piper had pulled out of some recent scheduled appearances because he had learned that he was diagnosed with terminal cancer. It appears that this is likely untrue.
In regard to reports floating around that WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper has been diagnosed with terminal cancer, they are 100% untrue.
In speaking with one of Piper's representatives today, I was told that while he has taken time off for health-related issues after wrapping his most recent film, he is not dying and he has not been diagnosed as that time with being terminally ill with cancer. I was told Piper was advised by his doctors to take a break from his work schedule and is doing so.
An official statement from Piper's representatives may be forthcoming, but in any event, no, Piper is not terminal with cancer.
Thankfully it looks like it's just a rumor. It appears that the rumor was started by the same person who, not too long ago, started a similarly unfounded rumor about WWE Diva Victoria having been involved in an affair with Chris Benoit shortly before....you know....all of that, which this guy claimed was a catalyst in that whole...business.