Heo Ji-Woong has opened up about being diagnosed with malignant lymphoma.
On December 12, ESteem Entertainment released an official statement regarding Heo Ji-Woong having received a diagnosis for malignant lymphoma. The agency begun, “we became aware that many people have been worrying about Heo Ji-Woong’s health. At this time, we would like to clarify some details regarding the recent diagnosis.”
The following is the full statement from ESteem Entertainment:
Hello, this is ESteem Entertainment. The following notice is to address Heo Ji-Woong’s health. We became aware of people’s worries regarding his health. At this time, we would like to clarify some details.
Heo Ji-Woong, while carrying out his recent schedule, went through abnormal feelings with his body. Afterwards, he paid a visit to the hospital, where he was diagnosed with Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma. He immediately started receiving treatment and is currently going through a series of chemotherapy sessions.
He has completed all his scheduled activities for now, and he will begin focusing on treatment. Please send your blessings towards him as he plans to recover his health and return to the industry as quickly as possible.
Translated by Dasol Kim