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Park So-dam Undergoes Surgery After PTC Diagnosis

By Chinelo Eze
13 December 2021   |   4:30 pm
“Parasite” actress Park So-dam has undergone surgery after being diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer, according to a statement from her agency. In a statement released on Monday by Artist Company, the 30-year-old star withdrew from promotional duties for her new film, Special Cargo, after diagnosis during a routine health examination. The statement further stated that…

“Parasite” actress Park So-dam has undergone surgery after being diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer, according to a statement from her agency.

In a statement released on Monday by Artist Company, the 30-year-old star withdrew from promotional duties for her new film, Special Cargo, after diagnosis during a routine health examination. The statement further stated that Park So-dam is still in supports the release of the film “Special Cargo”

“As the long-awaited Special Cargo is about to be released, actress Park So-dam is also very sorry for not being able to be with the fans who have waited and supported them,” the agency said, per the Manila Bulletin.

“Thank you once again to all the people who support Special Cargo and actor Park So-dam, and to the actors and crew of Special Cargo who are overcoming difficult situations together.”

“Park So-dam will focus on her recovery so that she can greet you with a healthy image in the future, and Artist Company, her agency, will also do its best to help the actor recover her health,” the statement concluded.

Papillary carcinoma (PTC) is the most common form of well-differentiated thyroid cancer that forms in the follicular cells in the thyroid and grows in small finger-like shapes. Papillary carcinoma is caused by exposure to radiation and a disease common in women before the age of 45.. Papillary carcinoma appears as an irregular solid or cystic mass or nodule in a normal thyroid parenchyma.