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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has received five years of funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to partner with Federally Qualified Health Centers to increase colorectal cancer screenings, particularly among underserved communities in North Carolina.

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PINEHURST — In 2007, Dan Flynn was a busy cartographer and weekend golfer with a wife and two sons, ages 3 and 4. Then he started passing blood. A colonoscopy revealed stage 2 colorectal cancer. 

Everything changed.

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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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HAMLET — FirstHealth of the Carolinas launched its annual Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month reminder on March 1 to raise awareness about the importance of colorectal (or colon) cancer screenings. 

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