Jim Kelly

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5:06 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

Biopsies show Jim Kelly is cancer-free

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Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly received good news Thursday, learning that the biopsies taken last week in Manhattan showed no signs of his oral cancer.

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4:18 pm
Wed August 20, 2014

Hospital says 'no evidence' of Jim Kelly's cancer

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Initial exams at a New York City hospital show Jim Kelly to be cancer-free.

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9:34 am
Mon June 2, 2014

Stars rally around Kelly at fundraiser

Another large crowd gathered at the Adam's Mark for the 28th annual Jim Kelly Celebrity Classic.
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Jim Kelly couldn't make his own charity event Sunday, as he continues to recover in ECMC from radiation and chemotherapy for cancer.

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Health
5:00 am
Mon April 7, 2014

Raising awareness of oral cancer

April is oral, head and neck cancer awareness month.
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Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly’s battle with oral cancer is putting a spotlight on the deadly disease.  On the same day the former Buffalo Bill star quarterback was to begin chemotherapy and radition treatments in New York City, WBFO News reports on oral, head and neck cancer awareness month, and how one local woman is spreading the word about the importance of being screened.

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5:20 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Kelly's cancer treatment delayed

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Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly's chemotherapy was scheduled to start at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City Monday to treat his recurring oral cancer.  But in an interview with Buffalo News sports reporter Tim Graham late Monday night, Kelly's brother Dan revealed the treatment was delayed because Jim was suffering from a fever.  He'll now undergo seven weeks of chemo and radiation starting next Monday.

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9:34 am
Thu March 27, 2014

Doctors alter approach to Kelly's cancer

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Doctors treating Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly now say surgery is not the best option for dealing with his cancer.

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8:42 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Jim Kelly's cancer has returned, hospital says

Jim Kelly has had a recurrence of cancer.
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Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly's cancer has returned, according to a statement issued late Friday afternoon by ECMC.

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12:58 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

Jim Kelly declared cancer-free

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Jim Kelly says he is cancer-free and won't need radiation or chemotherapy following surgery to remove squamous cell carcinoma from his upper jaw earlier this month.

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2:41 pm
Fri June 7, 2013

Kelly undergoes successful surgery to remove cancer

Jim Kelly is resting comfortably at ECMC following surgery Friday morning.
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Buffalo Bills legend Jim Kelly underwent successful surgery Friday morning to remove cancer from his upper jaw bone.

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Health
9:45 am
Tue June 4, 2013

Head and neck cancers increasingly treatable, expert says

Dr. Wesley Hicks, Jr., Chairman of the Department of Head & Neck/Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and Director of the Head and Neck Surgical Fellowship Program at Roswell Park Cancer Institute
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The kind of cancer former Bills quarterback Jim Kelly was diagnosed with is not uncommon and is generally treatable, according to a prominent local physician.

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3:00 pm
Mon June 3, 2013

Bills great Jim Kelly diagnosed with jaw cancer

Jim Kelly spoke to reporters in Batavia Monday about his cancer diagnosis.
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Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly has confirmed that he has cancer.

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