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Every 37 minutes, a woman dies from ovarian cancer

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[Source: TGen] - More than 500 Valley residents are expected to join researchers from the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) at Tempe’s Kiwanis Community Park on March 7 for the first unTEAL A CURE 5K.

Represented by the color teal, the run-walk aims to help raise awareness and stomp out ovarian cancer, whose symptoms often are not properly diagnosed until the cancer is in its late stages and more difficult to treat. Among the indicators of ovarian cancer are frequent or urgent urination and a family history of breast or ovarian cancer.

For more information: Every 37 minutes, a woman dies from ovarian cancer