Ousted Penn State Football Coach Joe Paterno's 'Treatable' Lung Cancer: What It Means

The family of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno says the lung cancer with which he has been diagnosed is a "treatable form" -- though statistics suggest that even in the best of circumstances, the disease poses a serious threat. "Last weekend my father was diagnosed with a treatable form of lung cancer during a follow-up visit for a bronchial illness," Paterno's son, Scott Paterno, said in a statement issued Friday. "He is currently undergoing treatment and his doctors are optimistic...Full Story
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