Former TVB actress Esther Wan dies at 54 after breast cancer battle

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Hong Kong actress Esther Wan (pic) has died after battling breast cancer. She was 54. According to Hong Kong media, the former TVB star died on May 19.

Wan was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005. It is reported that she went through several bouts of chemotherapy treatments and a surgery in 2006.

In an interview in 2020, the actress updated fans that she was healthy and did not need cancer medication anymore. Unfortunately, she suffered a relapse and succumbed to the illness.

Wan joined TVB in 1996 and was contracted to the broadcaster until 2020. In her 23 years with the station, she starred in shows such as Criminal Detective Investigation Files III, Those I Loved Before and Story Of Zom-B.

According to Sing Tao Daily, Wan lived a low-key life in the countryside after retiring from showbiz in 2020.

Wan leaves behind her husband. Her funeral will be held on June 16.

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