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Marcia Cross had anal cancer tied to HPV, but still hesitated to vaccinate her young daughters. Here’s why she did it.

Actress Marcia Cross was diagnosed with anal cancer in 2017, caused by human papillomavirus (HPV). HPV-related cancers are preventable with a vaccine, recommended as two shots for pre-teens. Cross says despite her diagnosis, she still hesitated to vaccinate her twin daughters. “The internet is ripe with terrifying stories,” she said. […]
Marcia Cross had anal cancer tied to HPV, but still hesitated to vaccinate her young daughters. Here’s why she did it.
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Marcia Cross says her anal cancer may have come from the same strain of HPV that caused her husband’s throat cancer. Here’s how that’s possible.

During a Wednesday interview on “CBS This Morning,” actress Marcia Cross said her anal cancer and her husband’s throat cancer may both be traced back to the same strain of HPV. HPV, or human papillomavirus, is a sexually transmitted infection known to cause cervical cancer, anal cancer, throat cancer, and […]
Marcia Cross says her anal cancer may have come from the same strain of HPV that caused her husband’s throat cancer. Here’s how that’s possible.