Actor Yoo Ah-in diagnosed with bone tumor

By Park Sae-jin Posted : February 16, 2017, 10:34 Updated : February 16, 2017, 10:34

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Yoo Ah-in, one of South Korea's most promising young actors, was diagnosed with a bone tumor in his humerus, a long bone in the arm that runs from the shoulder to the elbow, but it is benign, his agency UAA said.
"IIt's true that Yoo was diagnosed with a bone tumor," the agency said, adding the tumor was found to be at its early stage. Details on his condition were not given.

Rumors about Yoo's sickness surfaced last year when a state body in charge of conscription put off an obligatory examination of his physical condition and grade three times. Such a delay is rare in grading the physical status of male candidates for enlistment.

The delay fanned malicious rumors that Yoo was trying to evade South Korea's mandatory military service. However, Yoo's agency said the actor was "very eager" to enlist.

"Yoo has postponed all his endorsement deals and acting offers since last year because of the military physical examination. However, there is nothing he can do much now but wait until the next examination," the agency said.

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