Seattle Seahawks and Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen announced on Monday that the non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma that he was treated for in 2009 has returned.
Some personal news: Recently, I learned the non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma I battled in 2009 has returned. I’ve begun treatment & my doctors are optimistic that I will see a good result. Appreciate the support I’ve received & count on it as I fight this challenge. https://t.co/ZolxS8lni5
— Paul Allen (@PaulGAllen) October 1, 2018
“I will continue to stay involved with Vulcan, the Allen Institutes, the Seahawks and Trail Blazers, as I have in the past,” Allen wrote on his website. “I have confidence in the leadership teams to manage their ongoing operations during my treatment.”
He also noted that his doctors are optimistic that he will see good results, especially considering the medical advancements since 2009.
— Seattle Seahawks (@Seahawks) October 1, 2018
— Portland Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) October 1, 2018
We wish Mr. Allen nothing but the best as he fights this battle.