Famous Nollywood actress, Mercy John has refuted allegations that she has cancer.
Cancer is a disease in which some of the body’s cells grow uncontrollably and spread to other parts of the body.
The popular Nigerian actress posted a clip from her food show which many misunderstood, making them assume she had cancer.
In a post on instagram, Mercy Johnson revealed that she only had a cancer scare and a swelling around her thyroid that made doctors think it was going to be serious but she’s fine.
She urged her fans to watch the full clip from the programme episode where she talked about her health, in order to understand her point.
“Hi guys! ok so first of all I must thank you so much for all of you who have been calling and sending messages and prayers, thank you, I do appreciate it so much but I DO NOT HAVE CANCER!
“I noticed that a clip from my TV show, Mercy’s Menu has been flying around and I think it was cut. They cut the clip. I said I had a cancer scare means that I have this sweeping on my neck (shows her neck), You can see the line there and my doctor felt it was something serious. I had problems with my thyroid, I am perfectly okay.
“Thank you so much for all of your calls and your messages, all these phones have been buzzing like crazy, I am perfectly fine and I DO NOT HAVE CANCER. I’M PERFECTLY OKAY. So thank you so much for checking up on me, thank you for all the messages. Go back and watch the clip, it was completely misunderstood, I’m fine!
“I do not have cancer in Jesus name! Thank you guys, bye!.”