Hall of Fame QB Jim Kelly reveals he is cancer free once again

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Jim Kelly got great news Friday.

He is cancer free once again, his wife Jill announced on Instagram. His most recent MRI revealed the positive results.

“We finally got back the results from Jim’s recent MRI…CLEAN!” she wrote. “Thank GOD!

“It took a bit longer than usual because of all the reconstruction Jim has had inside his mouth. They wanted to be certain that all was good.”

 
 
 

 
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We finally got back the results from Jim’s recent MRI…CLEAN! Thank GOD! It took a bit longer than usual because of all the reconstruction Jim has had inside his mouth. They wanted to be certain that all was good… This extra waiting has been a reminder for me. A reminder to remember the WHO and not the what. The bigger picture and not the present outcome. Although God is in all of it, I needed to be reminded (yet again) that this is not the end of the story. It’s a page. A chapter. It’s part of the greater story. Hope this reminds you that THIS (whatever your “this” is) is NOT the end of the story. Immeasurably more is always in store for those who hope in the Lord! AMEN!

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Kelly was diagnosed with oral cancer in June 2013, but a biopsy in July 2016 revealed he was cancer free. However, he underwent a massive surgery in March to reconstruct his upper jaw before having another in July to stabilize it.

The legendary Bills quarterback received the Jimmy V Award at the 2018 ESPY Awards in July as “a deserving member of the sporting world who has overcome great obstacles through perseverance and determination.”