General Hospital News: John J. York Leaving Over Frightening Health Condition

General Hospital news says that John J. York is taking himself off the canvas.

There’s a new report that says the actor, who is best known for his character

Mac, will temporarily be leaving the show. That’s because he is currently

dealing with a major health battle. Keep reading below for everything you need to know.

John took to his Twitter account to explain to his fans what’s been going on these last several months for him. He started off by saying that he wanted to give everyone an update as to why he’s taking a break from General Hospital.

John said, “And here it is. So last December, of ’22, I was diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndromes, or MDS, and multiple smoldering myeloma, two blood and bone marrow disorders. Over the past many months, I’ve had three bone marrow biopsies, many chemo treatments, I have another one coming up in a couple of weeks, and I’m closing in on a blood stem cell transplant.

I’ve been working with some wonderful people at Be The Match to find a potential donor on their registry. If it’s possible and you would consider being a donor, joining their registry, for not just me but thousands and thousands of other people who are in need of a donor, go to”

General Hospital News: John Is Taking A Break From Filming

The actor then continued, “I just want to say thanks for all the support over the years. This isn’t good-bye, this is just, ‘So long.’ I’ll have to take a break [from GH] for at least three, maybe four months, but I’ll be back. [Thanks] for your patience, thanks for your time, thanks for your prayers. I’ll keep you updated. Talk to you soon.”

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We wish John a very speedy recovery as there’s no doubt that his fans will be counting down the days until they see him back on the canvas.

It goes without saying that General Hospital fans will simply have to tune in to find out what will happen next! Watch this space as there is more to come. Meanwhile, let us know what you think by leaving us a line with your thoughts in our comments section below. General Hospital airs weekdays on the ABC network. Check your local listings for times.

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