cervical cancer

Researchers have made a breakthrough in the use of immunotherapy in the fight against cervical cancer. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Researchers Announce Breakthrough In Fight Against Cervical Cancer

Research presented at an annual meeting of thousands of cancer experts could lead to treatment for many different cancers.

06/02/2014

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

The men's elite runners make their way through Queens during the New York City Marathon. (AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT)

Brooklyn’s Sal Polizzi Overcomes Personal Tragedy To Run NYC Marathon

When Sal Polizzi isn’t running the family pizzeria in Bushwick, Brooklyn, he’s running.

11/02/2011

Jennifer Petrakis and son Niko (credit: CBS 2)

HealthWatch: New Cervical Cancer Treatment Brings Hope To Women Looking To Bear Children

Treatment for cervical cancer can often lead to a hysterectomy, which ends a woman’s ability to bear children, but now there’s a new approach.

05/18/2011

Heidi Sanders (right) with new daughter Abigail (credit: CBS)

Surrogate Delivers Baby For Sister Diagnosed With Cervical Cancer

The sound of a baby crying is one every new mother knows, but Heidi Sanders’ daughter Abigail didn’t arrive like most babies.

05/06/2011