Legendary quarterback Jim Kelly is cancer-free. There was “no evidence of cancer” in his latest MRI and CT scans, according to an Instagram post from his wife, Jill, on Wednesday.
Double thumbs up! MRI and CTScans are clear. Still working through major pain management, but PRAISE THE LORD, no evidence of cancer. And can I just say, Jim’s brothers are amazing! I’ve watched them stand with Jim in good times and bad. I’ve witnessed a love between siblings that is remarkable. What a blessing to be part of such an amazing family. Thank you Pat, Ray, Ed, Danny and Kevin for being an example of what a loving, devoted family should look like. Add your humor and faith to the mix and we have everything we need. Love you guys so much!
“Double thumbs up!” Jill wrote. “MRI and CT Scans are clear. Still working through major pain management, but PRAISE THE LORD, no evidence of cancer.”
Jim, who last week received ESPN’s Jimmy V Award for perseverance, has been in and out of hospitals for oral cancer since first being diagnosed in 2013. He announced in March that his cancer had returned after more than three years of being cancer-free, and later that month he underwent surgery to remove the cancer and reconstruct his upper jaw.
The 58-year-old played in Buffalo for 11 seasons (1986-96) and started in four consecutive Super Bowls. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2002.
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