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Posted by Germaine-Jay Thursday, September 29, 2022

Former H.O.T's Lee Jae Won reveals he suffered from thyroid cancer

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Former H.O.T member Lee Jae Won revealed he suffered from thyroid cancer.

On the September 29th episode of MBN's 'Special World', Lee Jae Won revealed he'd suffered from cancer in his early 30s. He shared, "I suffered from thyroid cancer in my 30s and was completely cured. I was very surprised after the thyroid cancer surgery."

The former member of legendary idol group H.O.T continued, "I've been completely cured since the surgery, and these days, I'm just eating a healthy diet."

As for staying out of the limelight, Lee Jae Won said, "I haven't been active on broadcasts. This year marks the 26th anniversary of my debut, so I want to create opportunities to reach out to my fans little by little as much as I can."

Lee Jae Won made his debut with H.O.T in 1996.

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SnsdGGirl
SnsdGGirl88 pts Thursday, September 29, 2022 0
Thursday, September 29, 2022

Omg so happy he survived!!! 💞

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CamelPurple
CamelPurple198 pts Thursday, September 29, 2022 0
Thursday, September 29, 2022

When he's in 20+, some news already spread the Cancer news. But at that time, he don't have cancer, only checked up completely for the test. Some said it's media that guessing, some said, the nurse that guess. Sad that few years later, he suffered from it. This member suffered the most by media actually. Which was one of the reasons H.O.T couldn't comeback for years. He said he didn't want to appear in entertainment industry again due to all those "attacks" from media. Not to mention H.O.T was & is still one of 1st gen that targeted by politics. Few years ago, he finally agreed & brave enough to comeback again with H.O.T. but of course, some media & politics ruined again. Too bad Club H.O.T wasn't as active as these days fandoms anymore, so, they cannot defend H.O.T members. Those evils really picked old stuffs & paid more people to ruined again, portrayed as much sensitive as possible. Remember there is still at least one song of H.O.T that still got cut on TV/radio, still got hide from any cover song, portrayed it as if it's not popular back then when it was hit back then too.

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