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Tommy Chong Reveals He Is Battling Rectal Cancer

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Cheech and Chong’s comedian Tommy Chong took to Twitter to reveal he has rectal cancer.

Tommy Chong, 77, said he would report back on his progress on his Chong and Chong podcast.

He tweeted: “Please wish me luck while I kick cancer’s behind.” Tommy Chong has rectal cancer

Tommy Chong came to public attention alongside comedy partner Cheech Marin in 1971, with the comedy album Cheech and Chong.

After breaking up in the late 1980s, the duo reunited decades for a comedy tour, Cheech & Chong: Light Up America.

Cheech Marin tweeted: “Join me in praying for my partner @TommyChong to have a quick recovery and enjoy many more years of good health.”

Tommy Chong was also diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2012.