Save By the Bell Star, Dustin Diamond Confirms Stage 4 Cancer


Dustin Diamond On "Extra"

Dustin Diamond On "Extra"

Dustin Diamond’s worst fears materialized. Doctors diagnosed the 44-year-oldSave By the Bell actor with stage four cancer. Chemotherapy treatments were immediately started. (Entertainment Weekly)

Screech's rep posted 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)