This young 30-year-old idol has been diagnosed with cancer.
On May 9, Oh Sae Bom took to Instagram to personally share the news. He explained he’s been diagnosed with malignant lymphoma, a type of blood cancer, back in January.
The idol says when he first developed symptoms, he didn’t think much of it and attributed it to being overworked, however, that turned out not to be the case and he later received his cancer diagnosis.
Oh Sae Bom added that he’s recently completed his second round of chemotherapy and he’s ‘not in a bad condition’ but he expects things to get worse as he moves forward with chemotherapy.
He wrote the announcement in many languages including Korean and English, read his English statement below:
First of all, I’m sorry and feel sad to greet you with such bad news.
In January of this year, I was diagnosed with malignant lymphoma, a type of blood cancer.
Since year 2021, I was exceptionally tired and had a fever when sleeping at night.
I didn’t think too much because I thought it was because I overworked myself.
It took two months to get the final diagnosis of lymphoma.
I’ve been doing too many tests.. I had a lot of thoughts.
I couldn’t tell the people around me at the time because I was finishing the works and schedules that was already been promised and planned.
It’s been a while since I’ve calmed down to rest and I’m posting this…!
(To all my acquaintances if get my status from this post and I can’t contact you in advance, please understand me with a generous heart)
Currently, I have completed the second round of chemotherapy and I am not in a bad condition right now!
Although in the future, my condition of the body that will get worse while undergoing chemotherapy. I will do my best during the treatment period to get treated well and overcome it and come back to you!
Thank you so much for your continued interest and support!
I’ll be update myself often in the future!
Once again, thank you so much to everyone who supports us!
Oh Sae Bom was born in 1992 and gained fame after appearing on “Produce X 101.” He was eliminated in the 5th episode with the ranking of 69. He’s been active as a singer.
Wishing Oh Sae Bom a speedy and full recovery!