Dustin Diamond has completed its first round of chemotherapy to treat stage 4 lung cancer, its representatives confirmed to E! News. He will be receiving physical therapy shortly.
The actor, who appeared as Screech on Saved by the Bell from 1989 to 2000, was hospitalized earlier this month. He announced through his representatives that he had been diagnosed with cancer.
“At this point we can confirm that Dustin has cancer,” said his team. “Dustin will post more information as it becomes available and a plan is made for the future. We ask everyone to respect Dustin’s privacy at this difficult time. All positives and prayers are appreciated.”
After his first round of chemotherapy, Dustin’s representative was Roger Paul shared an update on how he is doing. “Dustin looks forward to spending more time with his girlfriend, playing his bass guitar / video games,” said Roger, “and making videos for his fans on social media.”