Hey guys! Sadly, Choi Min Woo, better known as Choi Sung Won, was diagnosed with leukemia. He is an actor well known for his roles in "The Accidental Detective", "Reply 1988", and "Our Joyful Young Days". On May 9, the producers of the drama "Mirror of the Witch", a drama that he was participating in, announced that he will be leaving the drama.
In the official statement, producers said "Choi Sung Won, who was originally cast in the role of Dong Rae, went to the hospital on May 4 to receive an examination and was diagnosed with acute leukemia. In order to focus on treatment, he has decided to leave the drama. While filming, Choi Sung Won noticed that his body felt strange and that he had bruises that would heal slower than usual. He went to the hospital for a checkup and received the diagnosis. In the case of acute leukemia, Choi Sung Won's doctor is of the opinion that the earlier the disease is discovered and the treatment is begun, the higher the odds for a full recovery are. His health is more important than anything else, and so after a discussion with the producers, it was decided that he will leave the drama so that he can focus on his treatment," the statement concluded.
We wish his a speedy recovery. We can't wait to see him in more dramas in the near future.
Writer: Shey💕 @ParkHwaYoung
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Information received from: http://www.soompi.com/2016/05/08/choi-sung-won-is-diagnosed-with-acute-leukemia/
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