Former Bills QB Jim Kelly is finished with chemotherapy

Despite his health troubles, Jim Kelly made it to a Bills game in December. (USATSI)
Despite his health troubles, Jim Kelly made it to a Bills game in December. (USATSI)

After six weeks of treatment, former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly is finally done with chemotherapy. Kelly's wife, Jill, gave the update via Instagram on Tuesday.  

From Jill Kelly's Instagram:

As of right now, this very moment, Jim is DONE with chemotherapy! 4 more radiation treatments to go! Greater is HE that is in US than he that is in this world. No weapon formed against us shall prosper...(Isaiah 54:17) #prayersforJK

Kelly was originally diagnosed with oral cancer in June 2013. After the diagnosis, the ex-Bills quarterback underwent surgery to have part of his upper jaw removed. The surgery was considered a success and for over nine months, Kelly appeared to be cancer-free. 

The 54-year-old then found out in March that the cancer had returned, which led to the chemotherapy treatments that Kelly began on April 6. As of Tuesday, those treatments are over and now, Kelly has just four radiation treatments left. 

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