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September 15th: FREE Prostate Cancer Screening

Posted: Sep 1, 2014 3:01 PM EST

Monday, September 15 from 6:00-8:00pm What you know can save your life Screening is one of the best tools for early detection of prostate cancer. This screening is available to men ages 50 and older who have not been evaluated by a urologist or had a PSA test in the past 12 months. Space is limited and registration is required – call 978-937-6393 to schedule your screening. Funded by Team Walk for CancerCare . Prostate cancer is cancer … more

September is Prostate Health Month

Posted: Sep 1, 2014 5:41 AM EST

Prostate Health Month seeks to increase public awareness of the importance of prostate health and encourage communities to provide easily accessible prostate health screenings. Educating about risk factors and symptoms of prostate-related diseases (enlarged prostate, cancer, and prostatitis) as well as advocating for further research on prostate health issues are also encouraged. Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in men in … more

September 12th: Cancer Survivorship Day

Posted: Sep 1, 2014 1:45 AM EST

Celebrating the Spirit of Cancer Survivors Join us for our 7th Annual Cancer Survivorship Day Friday, September 12th 5:30-8:00pm Lowell Senior Center 276 Broadway Street in Lowell This event is sponsored by the  Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital and will include: Cancer Survivor Stories Free Massages Candlelight Ceremony Food Music Raffles Door Prizes and much more! For more information call Meg Lemire-Berthel, MSW at … more

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Posted: Sep 1, 2014 1:43 AM EST

Ovarian cancer is a disease in which malignant or cancerous cells are found in the ovaries. An ovary is one of two small, almond-shaped organs located on each side of the uterus that store eggs or germ cells and produce female hormones estrogen and progesterone. There are many types of tumors that can start in the ovaries. Some are benign, or noncancerous, and the patient can be cured by surgically removing one ovary or the part of the ovary … more

Local golfers swung their clubs for a great cause on Monday, August 25, 2014 as 224 people turned out for the 19th Annual Lowell General Hospital Challenge held at The International in Bolton, Massachusetts. This year’s event raised $439,000 to support the expansion of Lowell General Hospital’s cardiac catheterization laboratory at its main campus in Lowell and the launch of Circle Health Westford, which opened on Monday, August … more

September 14th: FREE Bike Safety Rodeo

Posted: Aug 28, 2014 1:27 PM EST

Lowell General Hospital Sponsors Back-to-School Bike Safety Rodeo This FREE event is perfect for children of all ages! Sunday, September 14th* 10:00am - 1:00pm Target Parking Lot ~ 181 Plain Street, Lowell, MA *In the event of inclement weather, the event will be held at the same location and time on Sunday, September 21st Bring your bikes and finish the safety course for a chance to win a new bicycle! There will be refreshments and lots of … more

Lowell General Hospital Named 2014 Most Wired

Posted: Jul 25, 2014 10:59 PM EST

Most Wired Hospitals Connect Providers and Patients Lowell General Hospital was named Most Wired for the fourth consecutive year, according to the results of the 2014 Most Wired Survey released in the July issue of Hospitals & Health Networks . Lowell General is one of 10 hospitals in Massachusetts to earn the prestigious honor. As the nation’s health care industry transitions to more integrated and patient-centered care, hospitals … more

Lowell General Hospital has been ranked as one of the best hospitals for 2014-15 in Massachusetts, ranking among the top 15 hospitals in the metropolitan Boston area and 18th overall in the state. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 25th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients. “Lots of drive and dedication are put forth by every employee here at Lowell General Hospital, and … more

Lowell General Hospital has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Massachusetts by The Boston Business Journal for the fifth year in a row. Ranking eighth in the large employer category, Lowell General Hospital continues to create a positive work environment that attracts and retains employees through a combination of employee satisfaction, working conditions and company culture. Lowell General Hospital was one of over 400 companies to … more

Lowell General Hospital Recognizes Star Performers

Posted: Jul 21, 2014 9:40 PM EST

Lowell General Hospital recognizes employees who exemplify the vision, standards and culture of the hospital as part of its  Star Performer of the Month program. Local employees recognized this year include: Lynne Cole of North Chelmsford was named Lowell General Hospital’s Star Performer for April . Lynne was ordained in 2012 and became a full-time chaplain at the main campus at Lowell General Hospital that same year. Lynne is a … more

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