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File #: 40189    Version: 1 Name: Declaring November 17, 2016 as “World Pancreatic Cancer Day” in the City of Madison.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/24/2016 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 11/1/2016 Final action: 11/1/2016
Enactment date: 11/2/2016 Enactment #: RES-16-00795
Title: Declaring November 17, 2016 as “World Pancreatic Cancer Day” in the City of Madison.
Sponsors: Sara Eskrich, Paul R. Soglin, Michael E. Verveer, Marsha A. Rummel, David Ahrens, Samba Baldeh, Shiva Bidar, Sheri Carter, Maurice S. Cheeks, Mark Clear, Denise DeMarb, Tim Gruber, Amanda Hall, Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Rebecca Kemble, Steve King, Larry Palm, Matthew J. Phair, Paul E. Skidmore, Zach Wood, Ledell Zellers
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
11/1/20161 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, and 2.25, and Close the Public HearingPass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/24/20161 Council Office RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT UNDER SUSPENSION OF RULES 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, & 2.25 - MISC. ITEMS  Action details Meeting details Not available

Fiscal Note

No appropriation required.


Declaring November 17, 2016 as “World Pancreatic Cancer Day” in the City of Madison.


WHEREAS, in 2016, an estimated 53,070 people in the United States will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest cancers, and 41,780 will die from the disease; and,


WHEREAS, pancreatic cancer surpassed breast cancer this year to become the third leading cause of cancer death in the United States, and it is projected to become the second leading cause by 2020; and,


WHEREAS, pancreatic cancer is the only major cancer with a five-year relative survival rate in the single digits at just eight percent; and,


WHEREAS, when symptoms of pancreatic cancer present themselves, it is generally in later stages, and 71 percent of pancreatic cancer patients die within the first year of their diagnosis; and,


WHEREAS, approximately 840 deaths will occur in Wisconsin in 2016; and,


WHEREAS, pancreatic cancer is the seventh most common cause of cancer-related death in men and women across the world; and,


WHEREAS, there will be an estimated 418,451 new pancreatic cancer cases diagnosed worldwide in 2020; and,


WHEREAS, the good health and well-being of the residents of the City of Madison are enhanced as a direct result of increased awareness about pancreatic cancer and research into early detection, causes and effective treatments,


NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor and Common Council designate November 17 as “World Pancreatic Cancer Day” in the City of Madison.