Governor Kasich Says State Will Match Tax Refund Donations for Breast Cancer Screening
Gov. John Kasich joined breast cancer advocates at a Statehouse event Friday to publicize a new law allowing taxpayers to dedicate their state tax refunds to a program that helps fund breast and cervical cancer screenings for low-income, uninsured women..
Ohio Senator Shirley Smith Releases PSA for Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day
2013 marks the first ever Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day in the state of Ohio. In honor of the legislation’s first birthday, Northeast Ohio Senator and bill sponsor Shirley Smith (D – Cuyahoga) released a public service announcement to increase awareness of this deadly disease and to encourage women in Ohio to get their mammogram every year. .
Governor Kasich Issues Proclamation Recognizing October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month
In an effort to raise awareness and help decrease mortality from breast cancer, Ohio Governor John Kasich issued an official proclamation on October 1, 2013 recognizing October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the state of Ohio. .