How long did Peter Jennings live with lung cancer?

How long did Peter Jennings live with lung cancer?

How long did Peter Jennings live with lung cancer?

Peter Jennings, the former anchor of ABC News’ “World News Tonight,” died August 7, 2005, five months after being diagnosed with lung cancer. His death highlights just how common and serious a disease lung cancer is: More than 80,000 cases of lung cancer are diagnosed in the United States each year.

What are the odds of surviving lung cancer?

The five-year survival rate for lung cancer is 56 percent for cases detected when the disease is still localized (within the lungs). However, only 16 percent of lung cancer cases are diagnosed at an early stage. For distant tumors (spread to other organs) the five-year survival rate is only 5 percent.

What news anchor died of lung cancer?

Peter Charles Archibald Ewart Jennings CM (July 29, 1938 – August 7, 2005) was a Canadian-American television journalist who served as the sole anchor of ABC World News Tonight from 1983 until his death from lung cancer in 2005.

Who did Peter Jennings replace?

Elizabeth Vargas
Bob Woodruff and Elizabeth Vargas (January–May 2006) The program would return to a two-anchor format, when in early December 2005, ABC News announced that Elizabeth Vargas and Bob Woodruff would be the new permanent co-anchors of World News Tonight, replacing Jennings.

What female newscaster just died?

NBC New York reporter Katherine Creag, who was a familiar face to those who turned to Channel 4 for local news, died suddenly Wednesday, according to the station.

Did Peter Jennings smoke a lot?

Jennings was a heavy smoker, albeit one who gave up cigarettes for 20 years. Those years of smoking make Jennings part of the tragic rule and not exceptional at all.

Where did Kenneth Moton go?

Kenneth Moton, the co-anchor of ABC’s overnight and early-morning newscasts World News Now and America This Morning, is returning to the D.C. Bureau as a correspondent. Andrew Dymburt has been named his replacement, joining Mona Kosar Abdi on the newscasts.

Where did Peter Jennings go to college?

Carleton University
University of Ottawa
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