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The Wellness Community Announces National Cancer Survivorship Research & Training Institute in Philadelphia
Date:10/20/2008

Thought Leaders Converge for Summit on Psychosocial Support Initiatives

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Wellness Community (TWC), the nation's leader in providing empowering support and educational programs for people with cancer and their loved ones, announced plans today for a brand new national Cancer Survivorship Research & Training Institute, to open in Philadelphia in 2009. The announcement comes during The Wellness Community's two-day Thought Leader Summit in Philadelphia, which is designed to develop recommendations based on the November 2007 Institute of Medicine (IOM) report that calls for integrating social and psychological support services for cancer patients into community-based clinical practice.

"The new Cancer Survivorship Research & Training Institute will examine the critical role of social and emotional support for people affected by cancer and will study the distinctive needs of survivors and caregivers," said Kim Thiboldeaux, President & CEO of The Wellness Community, based in Washington, D.C. "The Institute will be a vibrant resource and destination for the cancer community at large -- a place to conduct peer-reviewed research, sponsor patient and caregiver forums, host retreats, and direct state-of-the-art training programs for health care professionals. With more than 12 million cancer survivors in the United States and an estimated 1.4 million new cases in 2008, the demand for care that addresses quality of life issues continues to grow."

The Wellness Community has identified several potential sites in Philadelphia to serve as the home of the new Research & Training Institute. Designs for the building itself are in progress and the final site will be determined over the next few months.

National Philanthropic Trust (NPT) of Jenkintown, PA is contributing a lead gift of $1.7 million in a matching grant to establish a new National Breast Cancer Survey, Registry, and Index to connect those
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