City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announces she has high-risk HPV, will undergo biopsy
City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito says she has high-risk HPV and that she will undergo a biopsy to test for cancer.
Human Papilloma-Virus, or HPV, is a virus that can lead to cervical cancer. Mark-Viverito made the announcement on Twitter.
Mark-Viverito says she was diagnosed after a recent gynecological exam and went public with the results in an effort to raise awareness.