Thursday, May 3, 2012

Dimsum Dollies' Emma Yong Died of Cancer

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Posted on Thursday, May 3, 2012

Dimsum Dollies' Emma Yong Died of CancerActress and member of Dimsum Dollies Emma Yong has died early Thursday after she succumbed with cancer. Emma Yong is only 36.

Fellow Singapore actors have expressed their sadness in Twitter. Actress and MP Janice Koh tweeted, "We have lost a beautiful actress and one of our most talented performers & singers tonight. Rest in peace, my dear Emma. Miss you..."

Neo Swee Lin on the other hand posted, "RIP darling Emma. Angels bear you aloft. Our performing family has lost one of our greatest talents."

Emma Yong was diagnosed with stage 4 stomach cancer in January 2011. She underwent chemotherapy and was able to go back to work in July with the production of "Into the Woods.".

By September during her rehearsal of Crazy Christmas, she had a relapse. She went back to chemotherapy and was ordered by her doctor to rest.

Emma Yong is famous for being a member of Dimsum Dollies. If you're a foreigner in Singapore, you will recognize her from the "Love Your Ride" campaign of the LTA.

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