Breast Cancer Awareness Month

City Of Englewood

Office of the Mayor

Proclamation

  

   WHEREAS, October 2005 is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month; and

 

   WHEREAS, over 200,000 new cases of female breast cancer will be diagnosed in 2005 and over 40,000 will die of the disease; and

 

   WHEREAS, almost 1,500 new cases of male breast cancer will be diagnosed in 2005 and close to 500 will die of the disease; and

 

   WHEREAS, early detection and prompt treatment can significantly reduce suffering and deaths caused by this disease; and

   WHEREAS, mammography, an “x-ray” of the breast, is recognized as the single most effective method of detecting breast changes that may be cancer long before physical symptoms can be seen or felt.

 

   NOW, THEREFORE, I, Michael J. Wildes, Mayor of the City of Englewood, do hereby proclaim the month of October 2005 as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

 

MICHAEL J. WILDES

MAYOR

 

 

 

Paid for by Friends of Michael J. Wildes, Claudia Colbert, Treasurer