Actor Irrfan Khan diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumor

Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan has revealed that he has been diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumor.

Irrfan has also announced through Twitter, that he will be travelling out of India for treatment.

The actor had tweeted last week that he has been affected by a rare disease.

The news had sent a wave of shock and sadness among fans and friends of the talented actor.

Irrfan had said at the time, that he would share the details of the illness later.

Neuroendocrine Tumors (NET) can grow in different areas of the body. They are mostly found in the intestine, pancreas or the lungs.

A tumor in the hormone-producing, or endocrine cells is called an endocrine tumor. When the cells are nerve cells, the tumor becomes neuroendocrine tumor.

No further information has come from the actor about the severity of his medical condition.

His fans have been sending wishes to him. Irrfan has thanked everyone for the prayers.

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