| CITY COUNCIL PRESENTATION A
City of Brentwood
WHEREAS, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is celebrating its seventeenth year of educating women about the importance of early detection for breast cancer;
WHEREAS, during this time, mammography use has increased substantially and breast cancer death rates have declined;
WHEREAS, still, many women do not utilize mammography at regular intervals;
WHEREAS, mammography is the single most effective method of detecting breast changes that may be cancer, long before physical symptoms can be seen or felt;
WHEREAS, breast cancer deaths could decline further if all women age 40 and older receive mammograms at regular intervals;
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that I Michael A. McPoland Sr., Mayor of the City of Brentwood does hereby proclaim October as national Brest Cancer Awareness Month. I urge all women and their families in Brentwood to get the facts about mammography. Mammograms, not just once, but for a lifetime!
Dated this 22nd day of October, 2002.