Former Red Sox and current broadcaster Jerry Remy released a statement via the New England Sports Network to fans about how his health status.
Remy said that he will begin chemotherapy later this month to treat his lung cancer. He has been sidelined from the broadcasting booth since June 12th when Remy announced that his cancer had returned and needed another surgery.
“I’m still recovering from the lung cancer surgery I had back in June and will soon enter the next stage of my cancer treatment, I’ve met with my doctors and I’ll start receiving chemotherapy treatments late this month. I have some difficult challenges in front of me, but I plan to keep fighting this thing. I’d like to thank everybody for their many thoughts and prayers and continued support," said Remy via a social media post
Though the longtime NESN color commentator was shooting to return to the booth after the All-Star Break, Remy has been off TV since announcing his diagnosis and has not returned. There is no listed timetable for Remy's return to broadcasting at this time.
Remy has been broadcasting for the Red Sox with NESN since 1988. The video below is him talking about his cancer treatments and diagnosis from back in Spring Training.