Cancer Patients Get Peace Of Mind With Volunteer Drivers From American Cancer Society Road To RecoveryEvery day, thousands of cancer patients need a ride to undergo life-saving treatments. Unfortunately, some patients do not have a way of ever making it there.
Report Finds Flaws In Florida’s Cancer EffortsFlorida has received failing grades from an American Cancer Society political-action committee for not taking more steps to prevent cancer and for not expanding access to health care for uninsured working adults.
Charities Cancel Mar-A-Lago Events Amid Trump BacklashIn an effort to distance themselves from President Donald Trump's comments about the white nationalist rally last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, three national charities have canceled fundraisers at his Mar-a-Lago resort.
Gus Machado Ford, Miccosukee Resort & Gaming Will Host Car Raffle To Raise Proceeds For American Cancer SocietyThis Thursday June 30th, 2016 at 10:00 AM, there will be a Car Raffle that will take place at Miccosukee Resort & Gaming in order to raise funds for the American Cancer Society.
Congresswoman Calls Out Task Force Over Mammo RecommendationsA congresswoman from South Florida has an issue with the latest recommendation for the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force on when women should begin mammogram screenings to detect breast cancer.
Health Alert: Task Force Releases Breast Cancer Screening RecommendationsWhen women should begin having mammograms has been a hot topic of conversation in recent years, mainly due to changing – and sometimes conflicting – guidelines.
Focus On South Florida: Making Strides Against Breast CancerAs part of our ongoing coverage of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’re focusing on how you can help finish the fight against the second-leading cause of cancer death in women.
Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations UpdatedFor the first time in 12 years, the American Cancer Society has updated its guidelines for when women should get mammograms.
Focus On South Florida: Stick a Fork in CancerMore than one million people in the United States get cancer each year.
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.
Different Names For Nicotine Vapor Products Causing ConfusionIn April the Food and Drug Administration announced plans to begin regulating E-cigarettes. The decision brought relief to some parents who felt it would make it harder for teens to get their hands on the nicotine vapor devices.
E-Cigarette Bill Draws FireNobody in the Capitol, it seems, wants minors to buy electronic cigarettes. But an effort to ban sales of the trendy nicotine-delivery tubes to people under 18 has run into controversy in the state House.
S. FL Students Weigh-In On Effectiveness Of The Big Game Ads Advertisements are big business during the biggest football game of the year. Sunday night’s Super Bowl telecast drew 111.5 million viewers, the most watched television event in U.S. history.
Participants Gather At Marlins Park To Make Strides Against Breast CancerBreast cancer, according to the Cancer Society, is the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancers. Saturday, hundreds of teams will walk around Marlins Park with the common goal of helping to find a cure.
Miami-Dade Goes Pink In OctoberOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Miami-Dade County government is going pink - literally.