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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

Every Penny Counts

Posted: Jan 12, 2011 5:15 PM EST

Joseph (Joey) Nagel of Lowell may only be six years old, but he knew exactly what he wanted to do with all the pennies he saved. Most kids have their sights set on a new toy or a video game, but Joey had something else in mind. Remembering his older sister, Jarissma, who passed away from cancer when she was only nine and he was two, he told his mother, Julie, he wanted to give his pennies to people with cancer. She had expected him to tell … more

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