Sam Neill (75) had to go through a difficult time last year. The “Jurassic Park” actor announced shocking news a few days ago: He has leukemia. The New Zealander has now been in cancer remission for around eight months. But before he was found to have cancer, he had been diagnosed with something else. Sam’s Doctors Thought His Cancer Symptoms Were Corona-Related!

In his memoirs “Did I Ever Tell You This?” the 75-year-old reports how the cancer was detected in him. He found a lump on his neck and went to a doctor with it: “He assured me that my clumped glands were due to an undiscovered corona virus and that they would stay for a while.” A week later, however, he was sent to the hospital for further tests: “Within a few days I was lying in a hospital bed and all sorts of chemicals were being fed into my system that were killing everything on board,” says the actor.

maintained his health Sam but secret at the time. The film star finds it particularly annoying that so much is being talked about at the moment: “My news seems to be all over the news right now and it’s like ‘Cancer! Cancer! Cancer!’ It’s a little tiring, because as you can see, I’m alive and well.”he explained recently about Instagram.