Visitor Policy Effective 5/5/2022: TWO VISITORS at this time
COVID-19 updates - Testing & Treatment available at our Urgent Care locations

X-ray services at Lowell General Chelmsford - 10 Research Place are temporarily suspended. 

Thyroid Scan

If your doctor has ordered a Thyroid Scan they want to see this organ to find nodules, lumps or test the condition of the tissue. For this test, you will come to the hospital to take a pill that has radioactive properties. The radioactive tracer then moves through your body and is processed in the thyroid. After 48 hours, the doctors are able to use the nuclear scanner to see the thyroid.

Keeping You Connected!

There are a number of ways to stay up to date with Lowell General Hospital. Learn more about the latest health updates on COVID-19, nutrition and wellness information available in our health library, and current hospital news and resources.