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Posted by yckim124 AKP STAFF Friday, October 19, 2018

Veteran actor Kim Jung Tae diagnosed with liver cancer and decides to step down from his new drama

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Actor Kim Jung Tae (45) has been diagnosed with liver cancer. 

On October 18, it was revealed that Kim Jung Tae is suffering from liver cancer. Due to poor health conditions, he ultimately decided to step down from the new SBS drama 'An Empress' Dignity'. 

Kim Jung Tae's agency announced, "Liver cancer has spread and cirrhosis of the liver has worsened, so he'll be focusing on treatment for a while. The drama producers showed their understanding. He will focus on treatment after leaving the cast. He will do his best for a fast recovery."


Kim Jung Tae has starred in many hit productions including 'Miracle in Cell No.7', 'Sunflower', 'The Neighbor', 'My Brother', and 'Sign'. 
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walkertexasrange Friday, October 19, 2018 0
Friday, October 19, 2018

Terrible. Praying for a speedy recovery

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pinkerwinkle Saturday, October 20, 2018 0
Saturday, October 20, 2018

My dad died of liver cancer too. If it already spread, that doesn't sound too good. I hope he doesn't become depressed and wish him a road to recovery.... :(

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teleri Friday, October 19, 2018 0
Friday, October 19, 2018

:( He's a good actor - I've seen him in a lot of his dramas :(

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mp1988 Saturday, October 20, 2018 0
Saturday, October 20, 2018

I hope that he can recover. I know someone as well who was diagnosed with liver cancer. It's not easy to treat :( Praying for you.

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shakesmilk Saturday, October 20, 2018 0
Saturday, October 20, 2018

Was he in Mr. Househusband, the variety show? He's funny and he's a great actor. I hope he recovers and goes back into acting.

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Joohyunnie Saturday, October 20, 2018 0
Saturday, October 20, 2018

I've seen him and his son+mom on Superman is Back. Omg I hope his treatments work :( STAY STRONG

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2fat Friday, October 19, 2018 0
Friday, October 19, 2018

Ouch. That's what killed my step father.

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crazy_parrot Friday, October 19, 2018 1
Friday, October 19, 2018

And some artists take it as a badge when they can drink much more than others. Sigh.

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2fat Friday, October 19, 2018 0
Friday, October 19, 2018

My stepfather had liver cancer and never drank. You must be thinking of cirrhosis.

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