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Ivan Garcia-Burgos

Young patient survives cancer and starts a nonprofit to help others like him

December 4, 2019 | Zen Vuong

City of Hope Rose Parade float rider president Ivan Garcia-Burgos was 21 years old when he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a blood cancer that hinders the body’s ability to fight infection.

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