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058794 02: (FILE PHOTO) This undated file photo shows Mafia Boss John Gotti, aka 'The Dapper Don,' arriving at a courthouse for his hearing, as the media follows in New York City. Doctors at the Federal Prison Hospital in Springfield, MO., announced on June 6, 2001 that Gotti was losing his battle with throat cancer and was expected to die in the coming weeks. (Photo by Yvonne Hemsey/ Getty Images)

058794 02: (FILE PHOTO) This undated file photo shows Mafia Boss John Gotti, aka 'The Dapper Don,' arriving at a courthouse for his hearing, as the media follows in New York City. Doctors at the Federal Prison Hospital in Springfield, MO., announced on June 6, 2001 that Gotti was losing his battle with throat cancer and was expected to die in the coming weeks. (Photo by Yvonne Hemsey/ Getty Images)