Jim Kelly speaks to the media to update the public on his condition at Ralph Wilson Fieldhouse in Orchard Park on June 24. (John Hickey/Buffalo News)
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Hall of Fame Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly’s oral cancer has returned, his surgeon, Dr. Thom Loree at Erie County Medical Center, announced in a statement.

“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 keep him and his family in your thoughts and prayers,” read the statement from Loree, the head and neck surgeon and clinical director of plastic and reconstructive surgery at ECMC’s Center for Oncology Care.

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