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Ricardo Antonio Chavira Uses Celebrity to Support Breast Cancer Caregivers
Date:9/14/2009

st Cancer, provides personal stories, checklists and practical advice for caregivers to help them address both their own needs and those of their loved ones. The national CAREing and COPEing workshop series, which aims at helping caregivers and patients better communicate and problem solve as a team, will be hosted at Wellness Communities across the country. To help educate the public about the role of cancer caregivers and the resources available to them, a public service announcement, featuring Ricardo Antonio Chavira, will air across the United States. Finally, the campaign provides Web-based resources specifically for those who care about someone with breast cancer.

"With more than 12 million cancer survivors in the United States and an estimated 1.5 million new cases in 2009, the demand for care that addresses quality of life issues continues to grow," said Thiboldeaux. "The 2007 Institute of Medicine's report, 'Cancer Care for the Whole Patient' sets a clear mandate for community-based support as an essential element of quality health care for cancer patients and their families and recognized The Wellness Community as a leader in these efforts."

Of the estimated 1.5 million people in the United States that will be diagnosed with cancer, nearly 200,000 women will be told they have breast cancer. For most of these women, someone who cares about them will take on the role of caregiver. These caregivers provide an invaluable service to those with cancer, offering support on many different levels. This includes making meals, going to doctor appointments, picking up prescriptions or helping their loved one cope with the emotions of a cancer diagnosis and treatment. While they devote a substantial amount of time and energy to their loved ones, they often do not take the time to focus on their own needs leading to significant distress that is often unrecognized and unreported. There is a great need to address t
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