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Comprehensive Care for a Lifetime of Health

Posted: May 3, 2011 9:14 PM EST

The hospital is a trusted place in the community for healthcare, but did you know that the best kind of care is delivered at the right place at the right time? In our region, we're fortunate to have caregivers at many different care points – hundreds of physicians and other partners in health who provide quality services and compassionate care in ways that meet the unique needs of patients. The Lowell General healthcare family is there … more

Benefits of annual mammography screening outweigh the remote risk of developing thyroid cancer from residual radiation exposure. A recent erroneous media report has caused concern that is not supported by scientific backing. Patients are urged not to put off or forego necessary breast imaging care. Click here to learn more about the issue and the data that supports screening guidelines.

Lowell General Hospital's Center for Weight Management and Bariatric Surgery was re-accredited in 2011 as a Level 1A facility by the Bariatric Surgery Center Network (BSCN) Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This designation means that Lowell General has met the essential criteria that ensure it is fully capable of supporting a bariatric surgery care program and that its institutional performance meets the … more

Two Points for Local Cancer Care The Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital was thrilled to be the recipient of recent fundraising efforts by the Nashoba Valley Technical High School's Girls' Basketball team and cheerleaders. The young women dedicated proceeds from their baked goods sale and collections to benefit those facing cancer here in the community with a donation to the hospital's annual Team Walk for CancerCare. In the past, the … more

The Cancer Center
at Lowell General
Hospital has been awarded the
prestigious honor of Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College
of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer, following their successful accreditation in
2010. We are among only three Massachusetts’
and 90 nationwide cancer programs to earn this award. This
is a remarkable first-time achievement that was made possible by every
individual working at and … more

March 5, 2011 marked the 6th Annual Lowell General Hospital's Ball for Community Health Initiatives which raised $220,000 to help fund vital health and wellness programs benefitting residents of the Greater Lowell community. A sold out crowd of 530 guests enjoyed dinner, dancing, silent and live auctions at "A Night Among the Stars" held at Lowell Memorial Auditorium. Outgoing committee co-chairs Dr. Denise Mills and Dr.Matthew Savory, … more

Construction activity will begin Monday, March 7 , at both the front and the rear of the hospital that will impact patient parking and traffic patterns. We will have extra security on hand at both entrances to help direct traffic and parking. Front/Main Entrance: The handicapped lot in front of the main lobby will be closed beginning Saturday, March 5 at midnight to prepare for re-grading and re-paving activity beginning Monday, March 7. … more

Lowell General Hospital has partnered with the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell and the Atlantic 10 Women's Basketball Championship to help raise awareness and funds for its annual Team Walk for CancerCare. Basketball fans and donors alike can now go online and purchase a special package for the tournament semifinals to be held on Sunday, March 6 at noon with the proceeds benefitting Team Walk for CancerCare. These special packages, which … more

Travel Medicine: Ensure a healthy bon voyage

Posted: Mar 1, 2011 1:03 PM EST

Traveling Internationally? To ensure the safest possible trip outside the U.S., your first stop should be to see your doctor. Your physician can help to determine which vaccinations and medicines you may need to prevent serious illness. Family Medicine physician and Travel Medicine specialist, Ghazala E. Alam, MD, offers insights and tips into the best way to keep healthy during international travel. Read more: Travel Medicine Travel Clinics … more

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted a three-year Approval with Commendation as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Program to the Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital. Accredited for the past 23 years, the recent approval rating granted “commendation” to the Cancer Program for the second consecutive survey, recognizing the quality of its program beyond the standard level of … more

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