Former Studio 263 actress Tinopona Katsande diagnosed with cervical cancer, urges women to undergo screening

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 By Paidashe Mandivengerei

MEDIA personality Tinopona Katsande has revealed that she was diagnosed with stage 1 cervical cancer and currently receiving treatment.

Katsande, popular for her role as Joyce Huni in yesteryear drama series, Studio 263 said she had had a ‘torrid time physically, mentally and emotionally’ but was hopeful of a recovery.

The ZiFm radio host also suffers from endometriosis, a condition in which cells that normally line the uterus, grow outside it.

In a series of Facebook posts, Katsande affectionately known as Tin Tin encouraged women to go for cervical cancer screening.