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Tommy Chong Is Battling Rectal Cancer - Read His Statements

Tommy Chong Is Battling Rectal Cancer - Read His Statements

Tommy Chong has revealed that he is battling rectal cancer and currently undergoing treatment.

“I’ve had some medical issues lately,” the 77-year-old legendary comedian told Us Weekly. “I got diagnosed with rectal cancer.”

“I’m using cannabis like crazy now, more so than ever before,” Tommy added. “I’m in treatment now. I’ve been — just the case either way, either I get healed or I don’t. But either way, I’m going to make sure I get a little edge off or put up.”

Pictured inside: Tommy hitting the red carpet at the 826LA 10th Anniversary Party with his wife Shelby Chong on Tuesday (June 16) in Santa Monica, Calif.

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  • Jon M’Shulla

    Good luck man.

  • JacquelineDStone

    working part-time on the computer@mk11

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  • Patti Vannucci

    I have tickets to your (now canceled) show in Jackson, CA. I was hoping to get my BIG BAMBOO LP w/ the ORIGINAL ROLLING PAPER signed. You will get better and my wish will come true. I’ve had this LP since it came out. GET BETTER AND I WILL SEE YOU SOON!!!!