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NIC president diagnosed with breast cancer

Priscilla Bell, president of North Idaho College, in her office in 2007. (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)
Priscilla Bell, president of North Idaho College, in her office in 2007. (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)

Priscilla Bell

COEUR d’ALENE — North Idaho College’s president says she has been diagnosed with breast cancer and will be taking medical leave for at least two weeks.

Priscilla Bell told the Coeur d’Alene Press that she will take leave beginning today to undergo surgery. She says her date of return has not been set because doctors have not yet determined the stage of the disease.

Bell says she hopes for the best and will be grateful if she can avoid chemotherapy. Read more.

Have you are any of your family members battled breast cancer?




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Cindy Hval
Cindy Hval is a freelance columnist for the Voices neighborhood sections. Her Front Porch column appears twice a month in the Thursday Voice.









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