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February 22, 2025


Led by the DCC’s Executive Director and the board of advisors, uniting community leaders is crucial to strengthening the organization’s impact in the fight against cancer. The DCC’s volunteer board fosters collaboration and cooperation among leaders from businesses and nonprofits to leverage their collective expertise, resources and networks to address the multifaceted challenges posed by cancer. As a result, hundreds of South Florida’s leading organizations utilize the DCC’s platform to engage team members, drive corporate social responsibility and support fundraising efforts for South Florida’s leading cancer center.   

Dolphins Challenge Cancer and AutoNation Team Up to Tackle Breast Cancer Disparities


September 26, 2023 - New partnership funds $1 million Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) project at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. With the shared belief that where you live should not impact if you live, Dolphins Challenge Cancer (DCC) and AutoNation are teaming up to address the links between social, economic and environmental factors and breast cancer mortality. 

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Harris Philanthropies’ Donation to DCC Is Game Changer in Cancer Prevention and Early Detection

New Partnership Will Increase Pediatric Cancer Research at Sylvester

February 18, 2022 - To honor the legacy of his son, Sebastian, Oscar Ortiz founded an organization dedicated to the pursuit of a cure for childhood cancer. Since its inception in 2017, the organization — SebastianStrong — has gained momentum and recently established a significant partnership with the Dolphins Challenge Cancer (DCC), the signature initiative of the Miami Dolphins Foundation, to support Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, a part of UHealth – the University of Miami Health System. The goal of the partnership is to double every dollar raised, with the aim of reaching a total research investment of $1 million over the next four years. 

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DCC Partners with the V Foundation to Announce a $5M Commitment Focused on Disparities


100% of all funds raised through this Miami Dolphins initiative support cancer research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. Since 2010, the DCC has played a critical role in advancing Sylvester's drive towards more cures. Together, we are proud to present, Faces of the DCC, a project dedicated to documenting the impact from this incredible partnerships. Visit to learn more.