Taking charge of your health begins with greater knowledge. Nationally, all women have a 1 in 8 chance of developing breast cancer over their lifetime, so screening mammography is one test you can't afford to miss. At Lowell General Hospital, we offer the most advanced breast imaging technologies you’ll find anywhere, including 3D mammography (tomosynthesis), breast MRI, ultrasound, and stereotactic breast biopsy to name just a few. And with a team of highly trained breast experts, it’s all the right care, right here. Learn more
Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Program
Do you have questions or concerns about your or a loved one’s risk for breast cancer? Have you recently been diagnosed with breast cancer and facing decisions about your course of treatment? Do you need more information about preventive treatments such as hormone therapy, or have you thought about genetic testing to find out your risk for the disease?
Learn more about the Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Program.
Womens Imaging Services at Lowell General Hospital possesses a valid license and certificate of inspection issued by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
Breast Health Patient Stories
With no breast cancer history in her family, Diane MacLean was "blindsided" when referred to the Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Program at Lowell General Hospital following her annual mammogram.
Risk assessment program empowers women to prevent breast cancer
Diane from Dunstable
At a screening mammogram, a specialized computer is used to identify women who are at high risk of developing breast cancer and can benefit from the Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Program.
Knowledge is Power when Managing Breast Cancer Risk
Miriam from Westford
Local woman is grateful her breast cancer was revealed at a very early and curable stage.
Risk Assessment Program Detects Breast Cancer
Anne-Marie from Lowell
A Breast Health Navigator walks patients through the entire process, from interpretation of test results to scheduling of tests and treatment.
Cutting-Edge Care Comes with Compassion
Joyce from Pepperell
The team approach from many different specialties – radiology, oncology, surgery, radiation, pathology, and more – gave Joellen great comfort.
Grandmother Benefits from Team Approach
Joellen from Lowell
Knowledge is power. Breast Health Navigators arm patients with all the tools and support they need.
Guidance through a "Crazy Ride"
Kelly from Billerica
Risk assessment program empowers women to prevent breast cancer Diane from Dunstable
Knowledge is Power when Managing Breast Cancer Risk Miriam from Westford
Risk Assessment Program Detects Breast Cancer Anne-Marie from Lowell
Cutting-Edge Care Comes with Compassion Joyce from Pepperell
Grandmother Benefits from Team Approach Joellen from Lowell
Guidance through a "Crazy Ride" Kelly from Billerica