Uhm Jung Hwa Opens Up About Her Fight with Cancer


During Super Star K2 the singer/actress Uhm Jung Hwa who was a judge at the time made headlines when it was found out that she had been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. On the episode of “Win Win” that will be broadcast on January 10 she spoke about the incident.

She stated, “Once a year I receive a full medical examination, that is when I found out I had cancer. However, it would be fine after surgery and I only needed to rest for about a month. Right now I am fine.”

She also stated, “When I found out about it, I was very shocked. The words ‘Thyroid Cancer’ were just so scary. I hated being in that situation, and was afraid of people knowing. When I actually went into the surgery room, I thought to myself, ‘What If I die? Did I live a fulfilling life? Life is so empty.”

Uhm Jung Hwa honestly spoke about what she went through during that time.