Kelly Out of Hospital; Wife Celebrates Return Home
(WBEN) Bufalo Hall of Fame Quarterback Jim Kelly has left Lennox Hill Hospital and will be at home for the remainder of his treatment, and it couldn't make wife Jill any happier if a recent facebook posting is any indication
Kelly, has spent the past three weeks being treated at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York for cancer in his head, neck and sinus cavities.
Kelly initially underwent surgery in Buffalo last June to remove cancerous cells from his upper jaw. A follow-up test in March revealed that the cancer had returned.Kelly spent 11 seasons with the Bills before retiring following the 1996 season. He has since made Buffalo his home.
On Tuesday, Jill Kelly tweeted out the above photo of him leaving the hospital, ready to pass on his Buffalo Bills football baloon to another patient. It was followed up with an instagram video BELOW
Dan Kelly said his brother had a rough stretch last week following his first chemotherapy session on April 8. He said the treatments are particularly painful because they're targeting cancer cells attached to nerves in Kelly's maxillary sinus and adjacent tissues.
Kelly is scheduled to have two more chemotherapy sessions and is also having radiation treatment five days a week