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Football fans help fight ovarian cancer

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Ohio State and Michigan fans may root for different teams, but they teamed up Saturday against a deadly opponent, ovarian cancer.

Fans gathered at the MITRP watch party in Ottawa Lake to celebrate the friendly rivalry and support the Ovarian Cancer Connection.

Jini Steinke, President of the Ovarian Cancer Connection says the disease is among the deadliest of cancers. "Most women are diagnosed at the later stage when there's less than a 29% chance of survival, so it's a very aggressive disease."

Steinke says ovarian cancer can affect women of all ages and it's important they learn the warning signs.

Football fans enjoyed raffles, a silent auction and classic tailgate food.

Click here to learn more about the Ovarian Cancer Connection.

 

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