Luis Suarez, a firefighter with Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and a former minor league infielder, talks about his struggle with colon cancer during a news conference at Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Station No. 2, Thursday, August 27, 2015, in Brownsville. Researchers and clinicians with the University of Miami Health System Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center have partnered with Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and Palm Beach County Fire Rescue to study the possible connection between cancer and fighting fires.
Luis Suarez, a firefighter with Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and a former minor league infielder, talks about his struggle with colon cancer during a news conference at Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Station No. 2, Thursday, August 27, 2015, in Brownsville. Researchers and clinicians with the University of Miami Health System Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center have partnered with Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and Palm Beach County Fire Rescue to study the possible connection between cancer and fighting fires. DANIEL BOCK FOR THE MIAMI HERALD
Luis Suarez, a firefighter with Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and a former minor league infielder, talks about his struggle with colon cancer during a news conference at Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Station No. 2, Thursday, August 27, 2015, in Brownsville. Researchers and clinicians with the University of Miami Health System Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center have partnered with Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and Palm Beach County Fire Rescue to study the possible connection between cancer and fighting fires. DANIEL BOCK FOR THE MIAMI HERALD

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