John Lennon once sang, “Life is what happens to you while you are busy making other plans,” and with the recent announcement of Twitch Streamer Kyedae Alixia Shymko‘s cancer, the lyrics made more sense. Fans are heartbroken and sad about the news.
Kyedae Shymko, better known as Kyedae, is a Japanese-Canadian Twitch streamer and content creator for the LA-based gaming organization 100 Thieves. With the sudden news of her cancer diagnosis, many are praying for and supporting her. Here’s everything we know about the streamer and her health updates.
Twitch Streamer Kyedae Alixia Shymko’s Cancer News
On March 3, 2023, Kyedae took to her Twitter to announce the tragic news. She wrote that she was recently diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) which is a rare type of inherited leukemia.
I’ve recently been diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (cancer). I’ll be starting up treatment very soon. With that being said I’m not too sure how my body will react to the treatment so I do apologize in advance if my stream schedule isn’t consistent! Stay safe <3
— kyedae 🇯🇵🐸 (@kyedae) March 3, 2023
The Japanese-Canadian streamer mention she will be undergoing treatment soon and apologized in advance if her stream schedule became inconsistent. During such times, her stream is the least of the worry to her fans, who are praying for her speedy recovery.
AML is often curable with chemotherapy and, in some cases, might not need a bone marrow transplant. It all depends on the severity of cancer. Nothing further has been revealed about Kyedae’s health condition.
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Kyedae’s Twitch Journey
The popular Twitch streamer Kyedae was first introduced to Twitch by her boyfriend turned fiancee, Tyson Ngo, better known by his online alias TenZ. She met Ngo in high school and began dating after hanging out at a party.
Tyson first introduced Kyedae during one of his streams, where he taught her how to play Valorant. On October 31, 2020, she streamed by herself from TenZ’s computer for the first time.
This is how her Twitch streaming journey began, and she now has over 2 million Twitch followers. While Kyedae’s fiancee TenZ is a part of Sentinels, she is part of a rival organization, 100 Thieves. She joined 100 Thieves in April of 2021.
Engaged With Her Longtime Boyfriend
Kyedae got engaged to her longtime boyfriend and streaming partner, Tyson Ngo. The couple announced their engagement on the occasion of their 3-year anniversary by sharing a few endearing pictures of their special moment.
However, TenZ revealed that the couple had been engaged for 8 months but kept it a secret until finally revealing it in August of 2022. They are among the most loved and adored couples in the gaming society.
Kyedae Alixia Shymko’s cancer diagnosis alarmed many of her loved ones. With the news, people have been showing concern and supporting her. Kyedae’s fiancee has not spoken anything about the topic yet. We send love and strength to the Shymko family.
Kyedae’s Twitter post has so far received over 12M views and is continuing to increase by the hours. Everyone is shocked and saddened by the news. We wish her a speedy recovery and hope to hear the news of her beating cancer in the coming future.