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Cancer Survivors Meet Orangutan With Similar Battle

A group of cancer survivors met an orangutan on Sunday who went through a similar life-threatening battle.

04/06/2014

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Defendant Pleads Guilty In Mutual Benefits Fraud

The lead defendant in one of South Florida’s biggest and longest-running fraud cases has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud.

03/29/2014

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 31: Quarterback Jim Kelly #12 of the Buffalo Bills looks to pass against the Dallas Cowboys defense during Super Bowl XXVII at the Rose Bowl on January 31, 1993 in Pasadena, California. The Cowboys won 52-17. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)

Reports: Former UM Star QB Jim Kelly’s Cancer Spreading

He was the first in a string of signal callers who helped make the University of Miami “Quarterback U,” but Jim Kelly is facing his toughest opponent now, cancer that is spreading through his body.

CBS Miami–03/25/2014

Briana Vega, who is fighting leukemia, strutted the runway at an MS benefit luncheon. (CBS4)

Funeral Set For 12-Year-Old Girl Who Lost Fight Against Leukemia

Memorials are set for Briana Vega, the 12-year-old girl who bravely battled Leukemia for two years before losing that battle Monday.

02/27/2014

(Source: CBS4)

12-Year Old South Florida Girl Dies Battling Leukemia

A South Florida girl who turned to the community to find a bone marrow donor in a fight for her life has died.

02/24/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Oscar De La Renta Fashion For A Cure In S.Fla.

A major designer came to South Florida for a major cause.

02/14/2014

Briana Vega was diagnosed with leukemia in February 2012, just days after her 10th birthday. (Source: CBS4)

South Florida Girl Battling Cancer Takes Turn For The Worse

A South Florida girl who turned to the community to find a bone marrow donor in a fight for her life has taken a turn for the worse.

CBS Miami–02/12/2014

(Source: CBS4)

World Cancer Day Meant To Debunk Cancer Myths

It’s World Cancer Day today. It’s a day to debunk the four biggest myths about cancer. Those myths are: We don’t need to talk about cancer, there are no signs or symptoms, there’s nothing I can do about cancer and I don’t have the right to cancer care.

02/04/2014

Source: CBS

Cycling Event For Rare Cancer Research

Hundreds of cancer survivors and patients are cycling through Miami Saturday to raise money for rare cancer research.

02/01/2014

Briana Vega was diagnosed with leukemia in February 2012, just days after her 10th birthday. (Source: CBS4)

South Florida Girl Searches For Bone Marrow Donor

A South Florida girl in the fight for her life is turning to the community to find a bone marrow donor.

CBS4–01/16/2014

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