NEW YORK – Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is expected to undergo reconstructive surgery on his upper jaw Wednesday in New York to treat a recurrence of oral cancer.
Kelly posted a personal message via video on Instagram to his fans, thanking them for their support.
The 58-year-old Kelly initially announced in June 2013 that he had squamous cell carcinoma of the upper jawbone. He had surgery to remove tumors but cancer was discovered again in March 2014.
Kelly underwent weeks of chemotherapy and radiation and was deemed to be cancer free in September 2014.