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Kim Woo Bin Has Been Diagnosed With Nasopharynx Cancer

The 27-year-old Korean star is battling the early stages of a rare form of cancer.
PHOTO: Instagram/actorkimwoobin

Korean talent agency Sidus HQ released a shocking statement yesterday, May 24, revealing that one of their top artists, model/actor Kim Woo Bin, was diagnosed with nasopharynx cancer.

The 27-year-old star of hit K-dramas The Heirs and Uncontrollably Fond was said to have gone to a hospital for a checkup after feeling unwell for a certain period. 

Sidus HQ's statement read: "Everyone is currently expressing their concern regarding Kim Woo Bin's condition. We are giving this statement to address those concerns. Kim Woo Bin has been extremely busy with his schedules as of late and during this period, he felt his body's condition wasn't good so he went to the hospital.

"At the hospital, he was diagnosed with nasopharynx cancer. Luckily, it is not too late to start treatment so we want to let fans know that he is currently undergoing treatment. He will come back when he is completely healthy again so we wish everyone will wish him the best during these times."

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The rare cancer, which is a type of head and neck cancer, starts at the upper part of your throat, behind the nose. [via WebMD]

Kim Woo Bin's girlfriend, Oh My Venus actress Shin Min Ah is said to be "helping her significant other with his treatment," as stated by her agency

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