Early signs include difficulty breathing, a persistent cough, coughing up blood, chronic respiratory infections, a lump around the throat or neck, and chest pain.
What is Dustin Diamond’s cancer diagnosis?
The actor died Monday at age 44 from small cell carcinoma.
Diamond died just weeks after being diagnosed with stage 4 small cell carcinoma, a type of cancer that commonly occurs in the lungs but can also originate in the prostate or gastrointestinal tract.
What did Dustin Diamond get cancer from?
When former “Saved by the Bell” star Dustin Diamond, a professed non-smoker, died earlier this month at age 44 — just weeks after being diagnosed with stage 4 small cell lung carcinoma — he placed a national spotlight on a growing trend that is alarming some oncology experts: Why are more non-smokers developing lung …
When was Screech diagnosed cancer?
Dustin Diamond’s death at age 44 on Monday came just three weeks after the Saved by the Bell actor was diagnosed with stage 4 small cell carcinoma. PEOPLE first confirmed that the star had been hospitalized in Florida with a mystery illness on Jan. 12 after experiencing pain all over his body, according to TMZ.