Amy Langer on Leave of Absence From NABCO After Automobile Accident

October 1, 1996
Oncology NEWS International, Oncology NEWS International Vol 5 No 10, Volume 5, Issue 10

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.

NEW YORK--Amy S. Langer, of the National Alliance of Breast CancerOrganizations (NABCO), has taken a leave of absence from her positionas executive director, due to extensive injuries suffered in aserious 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 NABCOonce her treatment and rehabilitation have concluded. During thisperiod, Betsy Gardella, NABCO's associate executive director,will assume Ms. Langer's responsibilities as acting executivedirector.

The members of NABCO's board "are deeply saddened by theaccident 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 offertheir support and prayers for her and her family.