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PINEHURST — Cancer survivors throughout the Sandhills will gather together — while staying apart — for the 33rd annual National Cancer Survivors Day. 

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PEMBROKE — Thomas Crowe-Allbritton smiles in the face of adversity.

His journey to UNC Pembroke has been an uphill battle, but no matter the obstacle, he has persevered–all while maintaining his signature smile.

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PINEHURST — Twin sisters Marlene Thomas and Darlene Reeves of Pinehurst have always shared. Not only do they share the same physical features and the same dental hygienist job (one works three days a week and the other two, then they switch), but they also experienced similar types of cancer.

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Tuesday, 10 September 2019 14:55

New technology makes lumpectomies easier for women

PINEHURST--Physicians at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital have a new tool in their arsenal to make breast cancer lumpectomy surgery more precise and less painful.

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PEMBROKE — Losing her grandmother to colon cancer on Christmas Day 2014 compelled Jada Jacobs to pursue a career in medicine. 

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HAMLET — Creative themes filled the parking lot of the Cole Auditorium on Friday as individuals, businesses and groups came together in Richmond County for Relay for Life’s 18th annual fundraiser.

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PINEHURST – FirstHealth of the Carolinas will celebrate its 32nd Annual National Cancer Survivors Day event on Thursday, May 30, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., in the FirstHealth Conference Center on the FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital campus, located on the corner of Yadkin Road (Hwy 211) and Page Road in Pinehurst. 

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ROCKINGHAM — Health care professionals from FirstHealth of the Carolinas will share information of particular interest for women during FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital–Richmond’s Annual Women’s Series.

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PINEHURST – HealthMyne Inc., a company focused on delivering quantitative imaging decision support for radiology and oncology, was recently selected by FirstHealth of the Carolinas to advance multiple oncology-related programs, including lung cancer screening and tumor conferences. FirstHealth is the first in the region to implement HealthMyne, which is the only platform on the market that combines quantitative imaging data with clinical information to power improved collaboration and communication between providers and patients. 

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