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February 24, 2024

The DCC’s 365 mission to Challenge Cancer empowers organizations and individuals with a trusted path towards improving lives impacted by cancer in South Florida. Supporters of all facets benefited from an impactful and meaning contribution to transforming critical needs within our community.

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

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


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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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.