Jim Kelly’s Cancer Surgery A Success
Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly underwent successful surgery today (June 7) at ECMC.
Kelly was found to have a cyst in the upper part of his jaw.
Here is a release from ECMC, following the surgery:
At Mr. Kelly’s request, we thank everyone for their concern and well wishes for him and his family. Today, Mr. Kelly underwent a partial maxillectomy to remove a squamous cell carcinoma of the upper gingival caused be chronic irritation at the gum site. He underwent reconstruction with a dental obturator. The surgery went very well. We are hopeful for and anticipate a speedy recovery and successful outcome. Mr. Kelly is recovering comfortably at this time. He is in the capable care of the great nurses and staff here at ECMC. He will remain here at the hospital until he feels comfortable to go home.