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Buffalo Bills news, 6/25: Jim Kelly is cancer free

The Buffalo Bills Hall of Famer announced he is cancer free. He is 15 pounds lighter due to the diet restrictions and jaw pain but very thankful for the support.

Matt Warren is Associate Director of NFL coverage for SB Nation and previously covered the Bills for Buffalo Rumblings for more than a decade.

Jim Kelly is cancer free -

"I found out great news on Wednesday," Kelly said Monday at the opening of his 26th annual Jim Kelly Football Camp. "I don’t have to go through radiation treatment and chemo, which is a blessing. From what I’ve been told everything that they did in surgery, if I had to do radiation or chemo it would put me way back."

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"I’ve lost 14 pounds, which is good," Kelly said. "I need to lose about 10 or 15 more. I cannot eat any solid foods like steaks or chicken or anything hard that I have to bite on because I did have most of my teeth removed in the front and in the back."

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"Kelly said doctors have not given him a cause of the cancer, medically known as squamous cell carcinoma. He said he’s never been a smoker or used chewing tobacco."

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