Tommy Chong: “I Got Diagnosed With Rectal Cancer,” in Treatment Now

CALIFORNIA: Tommy Chong is battling cancer once again. The Cheech & Chong star, 77, revealed in an interview with Us Weekly on Tuesday, June 16, that he is undergoing treatment for rectal cancer.

“I’ve had some medical issues lately,” Chong told Us at the 826LA 10th anniversary party in Santa Monica, Calif. “I got diagnosed with rectal cancer.”

The That ’70s Show alum was previously diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2012. A vocal advocate for the decriminalization of marijuana, Chong turned to the drug for relief in his first round of cancer and told Us he is doing the same now.