Parasite actress Park So Dam has been diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer.
According to CNN, her agency – ArtistCompany – confirmed that Park was diagnosed during a regular health check and has since undergone surgery.
Park, who was due to promote her upcoming film, Special Delivery, has reportedly been left “very disappointed” by the diagnosis.
“Actor Park So Dam will focus on her recovery so that she can see you all healthy in the future,” read a statement from her agency. “And ArtistCompany will also do our best to help the actor recover her health.”
The 30-year-old actress starred as Kim Ki-jung in Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite, gaining her international recognition.
The film secured multiple accolades, including an Academy Award for best picture and a Golden Globe for best foreign-language film.
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