Cancer

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Police: Prescription Drug Scheme Endangered AIDS, Cancer Patients

Police say they have busted a pharmaceutical drug ring making millions of dollars in South Florida. The crime could potentially put any of us in danger when we purchase drugs at a pharmacy.

05/20/2015

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Florida Man To Paddleboard 400 Miles For Cancer Research

A Fort Lauderdale man is set to make a 400-mile journey to raise money for cancer research.

05/15/2015

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UM Sylvester Cancer Center Teams Up With Firefighters To Study “Silent Killer”

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and the UM Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center are joining forces to study the high number of cancer affecting firefighters.

05/12/2015

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21:  Chef & Author Sandra Lee speaks onstage during the Food Bank For New York City Can Do Awards Dinner Gala at Cipriani Wall Street on April 21, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Thos Robinson/Getty Images Food Bank For New York City)

TV Food Star Sandra Lee Says She Has Breast Cancer

Food Network television star Sandra Lee announced Tuesday that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer and will soon undergo a double mastectomy.

05/12/2015

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Lineman Ray Overcomes Cancer To Get Tryout With Dolphins

Offensive lineman Arthur Ray Jr. is among 26 players invited to try out at the Miami Dolphins’ three-day rookie minicamp. Six draft picks and 22 undrafted free agents recently signed by the Dolphins are also participating.

05/08/2015

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Focus on South Florida: Silent Killer

New details are revealed in the CBS4 News investigation of firefighters and cancer. CBS4 News exclusively obtained a report recently that could shed light on concerns over the danger of chemical exposure. Our chief investigator Michele Gillen continues our special report, “The Silent Killer”. We focus on that, and a viral campaign called “Save Our Firefighters”, started by firefighters’ wives in light of the cancer deaths and our investigation.

My TV 33–04/20/2015

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Focus on South Florida: Relay For Life

Celebrating people who have battled cancer, remembering loved ones lost, and taking action to finish the fight against the disease. That’s what the “Relay For Life” program is all about. And the American Cancer Society wants you to participate in its upcoming Miami Gardens event– which CBS4’s Irika Sargent will be emceeing. The relay is not a run or walk per se, we focus on how it works, and hear from a breast cancer survivor.

My TV 33–04/13/2015

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Cialis Used In Targeted Therapy Of Pre-Surgical Head/Neck Cancers

New research, at a local cancer center, has found that a drug used for erectile dysfunction shows promise for patients with malignant throat tumors.

04/07/2015

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Angelina Jolie Had More Surgery To Reduce Cancer Risk

Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie revealed Tuesday that she has undergone more preventive surgery, having her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed in hopes of reducing her risk of cancer.

03/24/2015

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Cancer Expert: Angelina Jolie Did The Right Thing

Angelina Jolie, in a New York Times Opinion Editorial Piece, made another health revelation—she underwent surgery to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes. A move, she says, is another form of cancer prevention.

03/24/2015

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