NEW YORK--Amy S. Langer, of the National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations (NABCO), has taken a leave of absence from her position as executive director, due to extensive injuries suffered in a serious car accident in upstate New York.
The NABCO Board of Directors said in a press release that Ms. Langer is expected to recover sufficiently to return to NABCO once her treatment and rehabilitation have concluded. During this period, Betsy Gardella, NABCO's associate executive director, will assume Ms. Langer's responsibilities as acting executive director.
The members of NABCO's board "are deeply saddened by the accident and express their support to Ms. Langer and her family." The staff of Oncology News International and everyone at PRR, Inc. also wish to convey their concern for Ms. Langer and offer their support and prayers for her and her family.