Aretha Franklin has less than a year to live

London: ‘The Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin, who is suffering from pancreatic cancer, has less than a year to live, according to reports.

The Respect singer, 68, is suffering from incurable advanced pancreatic cancer, a US magazine claimed.

Her family confirmed she had the disease but refused to give details or discuss her prognosis, reports the Sun.

Family and friends are "very concerned" but said she is doing well.