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B-Mail: A Breast Cancer Mail List

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Support for women and men who are being treated for breast cancer

What our subscribers have to say...

"I received so much support from this B-Mail network and now it is my turn to give back. Life does get back to normal..."

"The support from this site, although anonymous is a godsend, at times it is hard to tell the family how you are...the friends on this site UNDERSTAND silently"

Discussion - Opinion - Information

Many people, whether they be the patient , a friend or a family member want to share their experiences with breast cancer, or seek support from others who have travelled the same road. B-Mail provides the vehicle for global sharing, discussion and support about the topic of breast cancer. B-Mail is an email mailing list and acts as a distribution facility for comments, questions, information and support on breast cancer or related topics.

What is B-Mail?

B-Mail is a Mail List Service run from BreastNet. It is an electronic community of people interested in breast cancer. B-Mail members can send messages, questions or comments to all other members automatically. Or, members may simply read comments and discussions from other members, and E-mail individuals to discuss areas of shared interest or to share information.

Who is B-Mail for?

B-Mail is for anyone. Clinicians, allied health professionals, breast cancer patients, survivors, families and friends, and those interested in breast cancer.

Benefits of Joining B-Mail

  • Rapid distribution of your questions and comments to a wide, international breast cancer community
  • Regular information on the areas of interest, information and experiences of the breast cancer community
  • Regular B-Mail E-mail from other BreastNet users
  • Update on additions to BreastNet
  • Information on other breast cancer internet resources
  • E-Mail access to a network of people with interests in breast cancer

The Costs?

NONE. There is no cost to subscribe, unsubscribe or contribute to B-Mail.

Details

You can subscribe or unsubscribe to B-Mail at any time at no cost. The B-Mail Server collects submitted mail and posts it to all subscribers 4 times a day. We will review the regularity of this distribution based upon the wishes of subscribers.

B-Mail is  an unmediated List Server, i.e. anything you submit is automatically B-mailed to all other subscribers. This will be reviewed depending upon usage and the content of posted articles. BreastNet editors reserve the right to delete any message deemed offensive or unrelated to breast cancer. Commercial postings will be accepted initially.

Security

Your Email address will not be released to other subscribers, the Westmead Breast Cancer Institute or any other organisation or individual. Your Email address will only be posted to other subscribers if you post a letter to B-Mail.

Subscribe/Unsubscribe

You can subscribe or unsubscribe at any time by posting an Email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

  • To Subscribe to B-Mail, leave the subject line blank and type this text into the main body of the message:
    subscribe B-Mail
    (Do not include a signature with this message.)
    You will receive an Email confirming your subscription and providing details about posting.
  • To Unsubscribe to B-Mail, leave the subject line blank and type this text into the main body of the message:
    unsubscribe B-Mail
    (Do not include a signature with this message.)
    You will receive a final message from B-Mail confirming your deletion from the mailing list.

NOTE:
B-Mail is a bulletin board to support women and their families with breast cancer. The Westmead Breast Cancer Instiute is hosting this service but cannot be responsible for e-mails which contain malicious viruses.  Please ensure you have updated anti-virus software on your own system.

NOTE:
Some people are receiving an error message referring to an unknown command "this" when attempting to subscribe or unsubscribe to Bmail using Outlook Express. To overcome this problem, in Outlook Express go to Tools/ Options/ Send and set the Mail Sending Format to plain text.

Posting to B-mail

Once you have subscribed to B-Mail you can post your questions, comments etc. at any time. Simply e-mail your message to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The message will automatically be distributed to all B-Mail subscribers (including you) within 24 hours.

Questions and Comments

For more information, or if you would like to comment on B-Mail, send an email to the editor.