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Patrick Dempsey Teams up With Breakaway from Cancer® to Help Connect Cancer Patients to Free Resources
Date:5/11/2011

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Patrick Dempsey is speaking out to help connect cancer patients to the free resources available to them via Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer® initiative.

"Cancer entered my life in 1997 when my mother was first diagnosed with ovarian cancer," explained Dempsey.  "I remember the feelings well – it was overwhelming. My family was trying to come to terms with the fear and shock of the diagnosis, while also working to sort through vast amounts of information to try and make the 'right' decisions for my mother's care."

Dempsey first teamed up with Breakaway from Cancer in 2007 to help bring the issue of better supporting patients to the forefront.  In 2008, he founded The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing (www.dempseycenter.org) at the Central Maine Medical Center -- the same hospital where Patrick was born and his mother received her cancer treatment.

Patrick Dempsey has now filmed a public service announcement (PSA) to raise awareness of the wide range of resources available to help people fight cancer.  In the video, Dempsey talks about the challenges of choosing the right path and making the right choices - and urges people to take advantage of the free resources available via Breakaway from Cancer.

Breakaway from Cancer represents a collaboration between Amgen and four nonprofit partner organizations to connect individuals with support services ranging from cancer prevention, assistance during treatment, and embracing survivorship. The Breakaway from Cancer website provides a 'one-stop shop' of essential resources, including a navigator tool to help maneuver through the complicated maze of online information that currently exists. The tool conducts a targeted search based on user-entered criteria from more than 100 hand-selected credible cancer websites to offer p
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