Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith have given Cudeca Cancer Care Hospice a new lease of live

News 14 Apr 2009

Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith have given Cudeca Cancer Care Hospice a new lease of live

It is with enormous joy that Cudeca Cancer Care Hospice announces that Cudeca Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith have offered to help Cudeca raise funds and support their benefactor campaign.

Every year hundreds of people suffer from advanced cancer at non-curable stage requiring special care which Cudeca offers to the patient and family members through their professional doctors, psychologists, nurses and volunteers. All their services are totally free of charge.

Antonio and Melanie are very close and involved with Cudeca´s project which started in 1992 and thanks to which more than 5600 patients and families affected by the advanced stages of cancer have been cared for. They have made a commitment to help Cudeca.

They have shot videos for the campaign “Become a Benefactor –Add Live To Days” so that Cudeca may secure its future thanks to the people of Málaga, for the people of Málaga.

Antonio and Melanie have stated that “the Cudeca project is beautiful and impressive” and that they wish to visit the Hospice Centre in Benalmádena as soon as possible. In doing so, they will be able to personally show their affection and support for the patients and professionals who work to add life to their days.

Antonio Banderas emfasied how experienced and professional the Cudeca medical team is, looking after an average of 600 patients a year at home, in the In-Patient Unit and the Rehabilitation Day Care Centre. The patients are given a special kind of caring assuring dignity and quality of life during such difficult moments.

In addition, Melanie Griffith wants to particularly encourage the international community living in the province of Málaga to continue helping Cudeca like it has done until now, and to increase the number of benefactors to financially assist Cudeca, so that it can continue to help those who need it at any time.