Marcia Cross says her anal cancer is linked to HPV and husband's throat cancer
Actress Marcia Cross says her anal cancer is linked to HPV and husband's throat cancer
Cross, 57, said it came about as a result of a routine digital rectum exam during a visit to her gynecologist. What are you talking about? Should you then also feel like ashamed like you did something bad because it took up residence in your anus? Doctors now suspect that Cross' cancer and Mahoney's came from the same type of human papillomavirus, known as HPV. HPV can be transferred through sexual intercourse or skin-to-skin contact and can also cause cancer of the cervix and genitals.
Actress Marcia Cross Opens up About Anal Cancer and its Link to HPV
First it was her husband. That shot will likely be of the HPV vaccine Gardasil 9, which was previously recommended for ages but was expanded in October to include ages According to cancer. About 14 million people become infected each year.