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Ruth Christenson (left) was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2007. Her sister, Janet Rahm, has been her main caregiver. This photo was taken at the Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance (MOCA) “Silent No More” event held recently in Edina. (Contributed)

Knowledge is Power


You’ve probably heard of breast cancer.

You may even know it is the most common cancer among women in the U.S., with one out of eight developing it at some point in their lives.


You may also know that th

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Tara Bitzan
Tara Bitzan is the Life and Special Projects editor at the Echo Press. She joined the company in 1991 as a news reporter. A lifelong resident of Douglas County, Tara graduated from Brandon High School. She attended Moorhead State University where she earned a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications and English with a minor in Scandinavian Studies. She and her husband Dennis and their children live near Alexandria.
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