updated 09/09/2009 AT 6:30 AM ET
•originally published 09/09/2009 AT 12:20 PM ET
Edie Falco brings her Nurse Jackie bedside manner to the real world in a new PSA with Sex and the City’s Cynthia Nixon. Their goal: to educate cancer patients. The stars have lent their famous faces to the Stand Up to Cancer campaign, which encourages patients and their families to work with doctors to learn what steps they can take to lower the risk of infection risk before undergoing chemotherapy.