Jerry Remy announces cancer relapse

NESN analyst says treatment will begin in two weeks

David Tanklefsky
June 12, 2017 - 4:08 pm
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Longtime Red Sox analyst and former player Jerry Remy says he has been diagnosed with cancer once more. The 64-year-old made the announcement Monday afternoon on Twitter.

"I have been diagnosed with cancer again," Remy wrote. "Treatment starts in 2 weeks. Still strong. Please see your doctor."

The Boston Globe reports Remy will work the Red Sox/Phillies games today and tomorrow on NESN before leaving on a three-city road trip which ends June 21st. He will have surgery to remove a portion of his lung following the trip, the Globe reports.

Remy is in his 30th season broadcasting Red Sox games. He has been diagnosed with lung cancer and suffered multiple relapses in the past. He was first diagnosed in 2009.

A Somerset native, Remy played for the Red Sox from 1978 to 1984, making the All-Star team in his first year with the team.