Marcia Cross Talks About Her Cancer And Link To HPV

“Desperate Housewives” star Marcia Cross said her anal cancer could be linked to her husband’s throat cancer diagnosis in 2009.

In 2009, Cross’ husband; Mahoney, 61, was diagnosed with throat cancer. Doctors  told Cross, 57, that the same type of HPV that triggered her husband’s disease could cause cancer in the anus.

Marcia Cross says her anal cancer is linked to husband’s throat cancer

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