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Portland Trail Blazers owners Paul Allen diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma for 2nd time

Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a second time he’s had to quarrel a illness and third time he’s dealt with cancer.

Allen, who announced a news Monday on his web site and by amicable media, said doctors already have started treatment and he skeleton on “fighting this aggressively.”

“I am really beholden for a support I’ve perceived from my family and friends,” Allen wrote. “And I’ve appreciated a support of everybody on a teams and in a broader village in a past, and count on that support now as we quarrel this challenge.”

Allen, 65, first encountered non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in Nov 2009, though overcame a disease through chemotherapy and other medical treatments. He remained in consistent communication with a Blazers and his many other businesses and free ventures via his quarrel then, and pronounced Monday he would do a same now.

Allen, who typically visits Portland during training stay to watch during slightest one day of workouts, has not visited this year.

The Blazers owners has overcome cancer twice, including a quarrel with Hodgkin’s illness in 1983. That illness, that Allen fought off with months of deviation treatments, led him to retire from Microsoft, that he co-founded with Bill Gates. Allen bought a Blazers 5 years after and has been concerned in a operations since.

“A lot has happened in medicine given we overcame this illness in 2009,” Allen wrote Monday. “My doctors are confident that we will see good formula from a latest therapies, as am I.”

Allen’s full recover is below: 

I schooled recently that a non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma that we was treated for in 2009 has returned. My group of doctors has begun diagnosis of a illness and we devise on fighting this aggressively.

A lot has happened in medicine given we overcame this illness in 2009. My doctors are confident that we will see good formula from a latest therapies, as am I.

I will continue to stay concerned with Vulcan, a Allen Institutes, a Seahawks and Trail Blazers, as we have in a past. we have certainty in a care teams to conduct their ongoing operations during my treatment.

I am really beholden for a support I’ve perceived from my family and friends. And I’ve appreciated a support of everybody on a teams and in a broader village in a past, and count on that support now as we quarrel this challenge.

Go Seahawks! Go Blazers!

Joe Freeman | jfreeman@oregonian.com | 503-294-5183 | @BlazerFreeman

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