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

he well-being of cancer caregivers and arm them with strategies and skills that enhance their ability to provide supportive care to their loved ones while avoiding burnout.

"This is the first initiative that really focuses on the needs of the cancer caregiver," said Chavira. "I am honored to work with The Wellness Community on this important project. Having experienced caregiving without these critical resources, I know how valuable they will be to the millions of current and future breast cancer caregivers."

To learn more about the C.A.R.E. Campaign and cancer caregiving, or to access these resources, visit www.thewellnesscommunity.org.

About the C.A.R.E. Campaign

The C.A.R.E. (Cancer Advocate Resources and Education) Campaign for breast cancer caregivers provides free resources, tips and support for those caring for a loved one with breast cancer. Developed by The Wellness Community, with support from The Breast Cancer Fund of National Philanthropic Trust, the C.A.R.E. Campaign's resources include the educational publication, Frankly Speaking About Cancer: When a Woman You Care About Has Breast Cancer, the CAREing & COPEing workshops, as well as Web-based resources specifically for those who care about someone with breast cancer.

About The Wellness Community and Gilda's Club

In July 2009, The Wellness Community and Gilda's Club joined forces to become the largest provider of cancer support worldwide. The combined organization is comprised of nearly 50 local affiliates, 12 affiliates in development and over 100 satellite locations. Together, we will continue to provide support, education and hope to all people affected by cancer. By offe
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