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‘Parasite’ actress Park Sodam receives treatment for thyroid cancer

By Hannah Mallorca Published Dec 14, 2021 10:31 am

Sad news for Park Sodam fans.

Parasite star Park Sodam has been diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer, her agency Artist Company confirmed via Soompi. The actress was diagnosed during a regular check-up, but her agency didn’t reveal when it took place.

Following her diagnosis, Sodam underwent surgery under the recommendation of her doctor and has been in recovery. 

As a result of Sodam’s cancer treatments, her agency noted that she wouldn’t participate in promotional activities for the upcoming film Special Delivery that’s set to premiere on Jan. 12, 2022. 

“Park Sodam will focus on recovery in order to greet everyone in good health in the future, and her agency will also do our best for the actress to recover her health,” Artist Company said in a statement. 

Sodam earned international acclaim after starring in the Oscar-winning film Parasite. She also appeared in K-dramas Record of Youth and Cinderella with Four Knights.