Marcia Cross’ personal revelation was a generous act

(CNN)Nearly a year after Desperate Housewives actress Marcia Cross disclosed that she’d undergone treatment for anal cancer, she has revealed that the disease was likely caused by the same strain of human papillomavirus — or HPV — that led to her husband’s throat cancer. Indeed, Cross confronted the discomfort head-on in a Wednesday interview with CBS’s Dr. Jon LaPook, where she made her revelation. Viewers were warned that some words during the interview might make people uncomfortable. “I know that there are people who are ashamed,” she told LaPook. “You have cancer. Do you have to then also feel ashamed like you did something bad because it took up residence in your anus?” Cross told LaPook she has fully embraced …