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Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen announces his cancer is back

Paul Allen

FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2015 file photo, Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen looks on before the start of the first quarter of an NBA preseason basketball game against the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City. Allen, billionaire owner of the Trail Blazers and the Seattle Seahawks and Microsoft co-founder, says cancer he was treated for in 2009 has returned. Allen made the announcement Monday, Oct. 1, 2018 on Twitter, saying he recently learned of the non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and that his team of doctors has started treatment. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

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Hopefully, Portland Trail Blazer owner Paul Allen is able to beat cancer again.

Back in 2009 he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma, and on Monday he announced that it had returned.

He said he and his doctors are optimistic that the new treatments developed to fight the disease since 2009 will help him best the disease again.

Allen, also the owner of the Seattle Seahawks, said he will remain active in all his businesses through the treatment process.

Our thoughts are with him and we are all hoping for the best.