Renowned Hong Kong actress and comedian Lydia Sum Tin-ha died of
liver cancer at Queen Elizabeth Hospital early this morning. She
In September, Sum, fondly known as Fei Fei, was admitted to
hospital for a cholelithotomy to have 32 gallstones extracted.
Then, she was diagnosed with cancer of the liver and
Hong Kong actress Lydia
Shum (file photo: CRI)
Doctors at the hospital removed a 2.7-kilogram tumor after an
eight-hour long operation and, since then, she has been in and out
of hospital many times.
Sum leaves behind her 20-year-old daughter Joyce Cheng
(Shanghai Daily February 19, 2008)