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Jim Kelly faces another cancer battle

Buffalo, N.Y. Hall of Fame quarterback, Jim Kelly, is fighting cancer again.

According to the ABC affiliate in Buffalo, Kelly will travel to New York City Monday to meet with a cancer specialist.

Kelly battled cancer in his upper jaw bone last summer. After surgery last June, he was declared cancer free.

Kelly's surgeon, Dr. Thom Loree, at Erie County Medical Center released this statement late Friday afternoon:

"Jim Kelly came to ECMC this week for continued testing related to his oral surgery. Unfortunately, it has been determined that his cancer has returned. Our team of head and neck cancer specialists is determining a course of treatment that will allow Mr. Kelly to battle this cancer successfully. Mr. Kelly has asked that you to keep him and his family in your thoughts and prayers"

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Washington Times