Manila, Philippines – During an interview with Korina Sanchez aired on TV Patrol on Friday, veteran singer-actor Gary Valenciano reveals that he also has a kidney cancer.
In the excerpt of the interview, Valenciano said his new health problem was found out during the time he underwent a heart surgery.
“Gaano katagal pa? Kailan ba matatapos itong lahat?” he asked, referring to his new condition.
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The 53-year old multi-awarded singer underwent an emergency open heart surgery last May due to a cardiac artery blockade as complication of his diabetes. Valenciano has been battling with juvenile-onset diabetes since his younger years.
Following the airing of the interview, the singer took to Twitter to assure his followers that he’s doing well.
“Hi everyone. Looks like many of you saw the preview of my interview on Rated K. Please watch the entire interview this Sun[day] on ABS-CBN. There you will hear in detail what I went through. BUT do know that I am now ok…and I’m ready to come back soon,” he said in a Tweet.
Hi everyone. Looks like many of you saw the preview of my interview on Rated K. Pls watch the entire interview this Sun on ABSCBN. There you will hear in detail what I went through. BUT do know that I am now ok…and I’m ready to come back soon😊🙏🏼👍🏼Don’t worry k? I💚U all
— GARY VALENCIANO (@GaryValenciano1) July 6, 2018
The full interview of Gary V airs on Sunday, July 8, on Rated K, ABS-CBN Channel.