Bachelorette 2012 Contestant Alejandro Is a Cancer Survivor! (VIDEO) Tweet May 16, 2012 by Wetpaint Entertainment Staff Related: The Bachelorette, Alejandro Velez Credit: ABC Ready to cry your eyes out? Check out this deleted scene from The Bachelorette premiere in which Alejandro Velez details his triumph over Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Need your daily dose of The Bachelorette? Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter. After all, you’d get our final rose.