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Melissa Mark-Viverito (Credit: Getty Images)

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Reveals She Has ‘High Risk HPV’

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said she got the results of a recent gynecological exam on Friday and will undergo a biopsy.

08/18/2014

A new study shows that cervical cancer rates in the U.S. may be higher than once believed. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Study Says Cervical Cancer Is More Common Than Once Thought

All women should talk with their doctors to determine when and how often they need a pap test. Cervical cancer is caused by HPV, a sexually transmitted virus, but it can take decades for the cancer to actually develop.

05/12/2014

HPV Vaccine

Some Parents Uncomfortable With Kids Receiving HPV Vaccine

It’s back to school time, and that means it may be time to update your child’s immunizations. But as CBS 2’s Dr. Max Gomez reported, one shot officials say your child should get is a controversial one.

08/20/2013

A woman holds a placard (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans Advances War On Women

Republican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.

06/29/2012