Breast Cancer Info Now on Internet

January 1, 1996
Volume 5, Issue 1

NEW YORK--Women seeking information about breast cancer can now turn to their computers. The National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations (NABCO) has established the first nonprofit organization breast cancer web site (http://www.nabco.org) to provide In-ternet users with up-to-date information about the latest research, current treatment options, support services, and links to other Internet sites.

NEW YORK--Women seeking information about breast cancer can nowturn to their computers. The National Alliance of Breast CancerOrganizations (NABCO) has established the first nonprofit organizationbreast cancer web site (http://www.nabco.org) to provide In-ternetusers with up-to-date information about the latest research, currenttreatment options, support services, and links to other Internetsites.

The NABCO web site, initially supported through an educationalgrant from Rhône-Poulenc Rorer Oncology, has 10 separateareas within its own Home Page and links to other breast health-relatedsites.

Some of the areas that users of NABCO's Home Page will be ableto access include What's New, updated weekly; NABCO's latest factsheets; articles from NABCO News; legislative action notices;NABCO's events calendar; nationwide support groups; surveys aboutcurrent issues; NABCO resources; e-mail to NABCO's informationspecialists who answer questions about breast cancer; and informationabout how to join NABCO.

NABCO's debut on the Internet is part of an overall effort toexpand the organization's information and education programs.For more information about NABCO services, call 800-719-9154.