September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month, and one man who is a survivor in every sense of the word is now sharing his story of hope with CBS2's Lisa Rozner.
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'Survivor' Winner Ethan Zohn Shares Story Of Surviving LymphomaSeptember is Blood Cancer Awareness Month, and one man who is a survivor in every sense of the word is now sharing his story of hope with CBS2's Lisa Rozner.
Ethan Zohn, Winner Of 'Survivor: Africa', Raising Blood Cancer AwarenessEthan Zohn, Winner Of 'Survivor: Africa', Raising Blood Cancer Awareness. CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
New Treatment Uses Patient's Immune System To Fight CancerMelanoma is one of the most aggressive types of cancer and quickly spreads throughout the body unless it's caught early. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez tells us of a new treatment that uses the patient's own immune system to fight their cancer.
New Treatment Uses Patient's Immune System To Fight Their MelanomaMelanoma is one of the most aggressive types of cancer and quickly spreads throughout the body unless it’s caught early. As CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez tells us, there is a new treatment that uses the patient’s own immune system to fight their cancer.
Researchers In Ohio Studying COVID Vaccine Effectiveness For Cancer Patients, SurvivorsIt's unknown how effective the COVID-19 vaccine is for cancer patients and survivors, so researchers in Ohio are launching a study to find out just how protected these patients really are; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Cancer-Causing Chemical Found In Dozens Of Popular SunscreensWith summer fast approaching, we're reminded to use sunscreen to prevent skin cancer, but now there's word that an online pharmacy and lab has found a known cancer-causing chemical in a number of popular sunscreens. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports the lab is calling for an FDA recall of those products.
New Study Examines Impact Of Chemo Treatment During PandemicA new study is providing reassuring news for breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy during the pandemic.
Melanoma Monday Raises AwarenessThe first Monday in May raises awareness about the deadliest form of skin cancer. CBS2's John Elliott has more.
Medical Experts Recommend Screening For Lung Cancer Earlier In LifeLung cancer is by far the number one cancer killer in the United States with more than 131,000 deaths this year alone. Doctors say that number could be reduced if people were screened and the cancer found early; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Women Share Experiences Of How Pandemic Impacted Their Health CareWhen the pandemic hit, many with other medical conditions had to delay, stop or change their care. CBS2's Meg Baker has the story of what a new mom and a cancer patient experienced and a message about prevention.
'Saved By The Bell' Actor Dustin Diamond Dies Of Cancer At Age 44Diamond played the lovable, quirky character "Screech" for nearly 13 years.
MTA Distributing 115,000 Pink Masks For Breast Cancer Awareness MonthNearly 115,000 pink masks will be handed out in October to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Jeff Bridges Starting Treatment After Being Diagnosed With LymphomaJeff Bridges announced Monday evening he has been diagnosed with lymphoma and is starting treatment.
Somerset County Police Vehicles Go Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness MonthOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and in one local county, the police are going pink; CBS2's Steve Overmyer reports.
Identical Twins In New Jersey Battle Identical Breast Cancer TogetherIdentical twin sisters from New Jersey have 42 years of shared experiences to reminisce about, but none like the most recent, an identical breast cancer diagnosis.
Long Island's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk Will Be Drive-Thru EventOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and because of the pandemic, annual fundraising events, like breast cancer walks, are going to be much different this year. One huge walk has become a drive-thru event; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Race For The Cure Holds Virtual Race #TogetherApart EventThe Race for the Cure is going virtual this year.
Susan G. Komen Greater NYC CEO Linda Tantawi Talks About Importance Of This Year's Race For The CureThis year marks the 30th Race for the Cure. While it might look different, the goal remains the same at Susan G. Komen Greater NYC: create more survivors. CBS2's Vanessa Murdock speaks with CEO Linda Tantawi in today's Komen Connection.
Woman Runs NYC Marathon Less Than A Year After Double MastectomyCaroline Plank is a woman on a mission to share her story of perseverance. She's proving that living a healthy and active life is possible even after undergoing a double mastectomy; CBS2's Vanessa Murdock reports.
Washington Heights Breast Cancer Survivor Uses Experience To Help OthersA breast cancer diagnosis proved to be no match for a young Washington Heights woman. Now, she's using her experience and positive energy to encourage other women to listen to their bodies and be their own health advocate. CBS2's Vanessa Murdock introduces us to Orisel Bejaran.
Komen Connection: Queens Woman Creates Head Wrap Company To Help Others Feel Confident After Hair LossA breast cancer diagnosis can be terrifying. Treatment can take over your life. And there is the hair loss, which can be devastating. But that wasn't the case for one Queens woman. CBS2's Vanessa Murdock reports
International Studies Show New Lung Cancer Screenings Could Reduce Mortality By 20%There are new guidelines for lung cancer screenings that could help save lives. The new recommendations increase the number of people eligible; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Doctors To Women Needing Routine Mammograms But Worried About Coronavirus: Our Hospitals Are SafeThe coronavirus pandemic has caused a major drop off in routine cancer screenings like mammograms that are supposed to be performed annually for many women. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
3rd Annual 'Sisters for The Cure' Event Held VirtuallyThe third annual Sisters for the Cure event was held Saturday.