Local Business Helps Fight Ovarian Cancer

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Risa Becker of Becker’s Diamonds and Fine Jewelry personally knows the effects of ovarian cancer. In the midst of being treated since her diagnosis two and a half years ago, she’s become one of the top fundraisers for cancer organizations.

Education is extremely important for ovarian cancer because early diagnosis is critical to successful treatment. When diagnosed early, the five-year survival rate is 90 percent compared to the current survival rate of just 30 percent

A 5K run and walk this weekend at Rentschler Field will help raise money for the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition.

For more information or to sign up for the race, click here.

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