September is Prostate Cancer Awareness month
Whereas, Prostate cancer constitutes 19% of all cancer diagnoses and 8% of all cancer deaths; and
Whereas, In Ohio an estimated 5,840 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 1,020 deaths will occur; and
Whereas, Men with relatives – father, brother, son – with a history of prostate cancer are twice as likely to develop the disease; and
Whereas, Veterans are 1.5 times more likely to get prostate cancer; and
Whereas, Prostate cancer is most commonly diagnosed cancer in American Men and the third leading cause of cancer death behind lung and colon cancer; and
Whereas, this year approximately 161,360 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in the United States alone every year – that’s one man every 3.3 minutes and roughly 26,730 die this year from the disease – which is one man every 20 minutes; and
Whereas, 1 in 8 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer. African American men are at the highest risk for the disease with a rate of 1 in 6 men. African American men are 2.3 times more likely to die from the disease: and
Whereas, Education regarding prostate cancer and early detection strategies is critical to saving lives, preserving, and protecting our families; and
Whereas, all men are at risk for prostate cancer and we encourage the citizens of (City) to increase the importance of prostate screenings.
Saturday, May 28, 2016
Friday, May 27, 2016
Friday, May 20, 2016
We will do a proclamation. Just go to our website at: http://www.ci.xenia.oh.us/184/Proclamations
That is the correct form for doing proclamations which goes directly to our city clerk who will prepare it.
Friday, May 13, 2016
I took a SPILL on Capitol Hill and broke my leg. As you can see I did not go to the hospital we had a total of 4 meetings that day and I attended every one of them. I am dedicated to raise awareness for prostate cancer.
Friday, May 6, 2016
Email from the Mayor this morning!
Linda, I can do all Blue lights on the bollards at Walgreens the week after Labor Day when they will be Red, White & Blue.
City of Canal Winchester
Look for the LIGHTS in September in Canal Winchester!