Originally posted on NFL Trade Rumors  |  Last updated 6/3/13
Early Monday morning, former Buffalo Bills and Hall of Fame quarterback released a statement announcing he had been diagnosed with jaw bone cancer. In the release, Kelly mentioned the last few weeks have been very “difficult” and that the outlook is positive. “I was recently diagnosed with Squamous-cell carcinoma (cancer) of the upper jaw bone. I have undergone tests which have shown that the cancer is isolated to my upper jaw and has not spread to other parts of my body. Surgery is scheduled for June 7th and doctors have told me that the prognosis for my recovery is very good,” Kelly said in his statement. “I plan to tackle this challenge head on, as we Kelly’s always do, with toughness, perseverance and faith… I want to thank everyone who has offered their prayers and would appreciate any prayers said for me and my family moving forward. May God continue to bless you and our family.” Kelly spent 11 years as a member of the Bills, leading the franchise to four consecutive Super Bowl appearances, though he never brought the Lombardi Trophy home to upstate New York.   The post Jim Kelly Diagnosed with Jaw Bone Cancer appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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