Dustin Diamond (Screech From 'Saved By The Bell') Has Stage 4 Cancer

Saved by the Bell

Some sad news about Dustin Diamond. He was a Saturday morning staple for me as a kid, playing "Screech", on 'Saved By The Bell.'

Doctors diagnosed the 44-year-old actor with stage four cancer. Chemotherapy treatments were immediately started. (Entertainment Weekly)

Screech's repposted a message at Facebook. (quote) “At this time, we can confirm that Dustin does have cancer. Dustin will disclose more information once it is available and a plan moving forward is made.”

Shortly after his 44th birthday last week, Diamond was rushed to the hospital in excruciating pain. Most notable was a "huge lump on his throat." 

(The Today Show)

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