Entertainment Larry King reveals secret lung cancer battle

23:01  13 september  2017
23:01  13 september  2017 Source:   Wonderwall

Larry King Reveals Lung Cancer Diagnosis

  Larry King Reveals Lung Cancer Diagnosis Larry King’s representative confirmed that the longtime TV and radio host recently underwent treatment for lung cancer. King, 83, was found to have stage 1 Adenocarcinoma during a routine chest examination, his rep told CNN. The cancer is a type of non-small cell lung cancer, which makes up 80 to 85 percent of lung cancers, according to the American Cancer Society.“He immediately underwent a successful surgery to remove the upper lobe and lymph node” in July, the rep added, noting that King returned to work two weeks later.

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Exclusive. Larry King Reveals His Secret Lung Cancer Diagnosis. Larry King has conquered 60 years in broadcasting, but now he's fighting a new battle . The TV host exclusively reveals in the new issue of Us Weekly that he was secretly diagnosed with lung cancer .

Iconic TV host Larry King revealed he's been secretly battling lung cancer.

Well, to hear him tell it, he's not "battling" anything.

Larry King celebrates his 60th Broadcasting Anniversary Event at HYDE in Los Angeles on May 1, 2017.© Guillermo Proano/WENN.com Larry King celebrates his 60th Broadcasting Anniversary Event at HYDE in Los Angeles on May 1, 2017.

"It wasn't really a battle. It was really strange, Mario," she told Extra's Mario Lopez. "I have a checkup every year. I've gone through a lot in my life — I've had a heart attack and heart surgery. Part of my checkup is the chest X-ray, and that is the protocol. I do it every year... it was always normal. Then the doctor says, 'I see a little spot here. Let's do a CAT scan, so they do a CAT scan, and they say, 'Let's do a PET scan'… I don't think there are any other scans."

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In his chat with "Extra," Larry, 83, said doctors weren't sure if the spot was malignant or benign, but told him they wanted to get rid of it.

"On July 17, I had the surgery here at [Cedars Sinai Hospital.] They took it out. It was malignant," he said. "They were going to take it out if it was malignant or benign. They tested it. They said, 'You are fine.' It was stage 1."

Larry added, "I had no clue at all. If I had not had the chest X-ray, it would have progressed."

Larry King arrives at the Daytime Emmy Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California, on April 30, 2017.© Stewart Cook/REX/Shutterstock Larry King arrives at the Daytime Emmy Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California, on April 30, 2017.

The TV legend praised the doctors and now wants to encourage people to get checked.

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Legendary TV host Larry King has revealed his battle with lung cancer , and opened up about the diagnosis to "Extra’s" Mario Lopez. USA TODAY.

We like to think of Larry King as indestructible. And, by all accounts, he is — but even the broadcasting legend has his health scares! In the new issue of Us Weekly, the TV host revealed he was secretly diagnosed with lung cancer earlier this year.

"The reason I go public with it is to tell people, 'Get a chest X-ray.' I smoked for thirty years. The day of the heart attack, I never smoked again, and I smoked three packs a day — I smoked in the shower," he said. "Thirty years later, I said to the doctor, 'Is this connected with that?' Absolutely."

Larry King arrives at the Time Warner Building New York City on Nov. 14, 2011.© PS3 / WENN Larry King arrives at the Time Warner Building New York City on Nov. 14, 2011.

He's now officially on the mend.

"I feel good, I get my checkups, I stay healthy and I love working," he said, "I do Ora.TV, I do politicking, I still make speeches, I'm active."

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