Veteran Lexington Anchor Diagnosed with Cancer

By Andrew Gauthier 

Lexington Herald Leader

Veteran Lexington television news anchor Sam Dick has prostate cancer, the same disease that killed his father in July.

Sam Dick, 54, was diagnosed in September. He announced the results and his treatment plans on WKYT-TV Channel 27’s 11 p.m. news Monday.

Dick will have his prostate removed Dec. 9. Because the cancer was detected early, and because Dick is relatively young and in good physical condition, his prognosis is excellent, said Dr. Fred Hadley, his urologist. More…