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PINEHURST — Elizabeth Stewart was recently retired and adapting to a new pace of life, with her only child away at college, when she found a lump in her breast.

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PINEHURST — Colorectal cancer is a leading cause of cancer death for both men and women in the United States and is often well underway before symptoms appear. To help people better understand and prevent the disease, FirstHealth joins efforts around the nation as part of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March. 

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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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